Irish Times report includes false claim about BDS impact on Jerusalem Light Rail

An Aug. 3rd story in the Irish Times on renewed Israeli-Palestinian negotiations (Gradual Israeli takeover of Palestinian land seems to leave little enough to negotiate) was slanted to a degree that it truly could have been written by the Palestinian Ministry of Propaganda.  Though we’ve only recently been following the Irish Times, if this report is any indication of the general orientation of the paper’s coverage of the region, we’re going to be spending a lot of time in the future scrutinizing their claims.

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The story was written by Frank McDonald, (the paper’senvironmental correspondent), who cites such fair arbiters of justice as the kangaroo court of despots known as the UN Human Rights CouncilB’tselem, and professional Israel basher Henry Sigman to ‘demonstrate’ that talks between the two parties are doomed due to the encroachment of “settlements.”  McDonald even cites, to buttress his claims about…

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