Gaza Strip news – BBC style

BBC Watch

On Thursday November 14th  staff from the BBC Jerusalem Bureau visited the Gaza Strip, where several Hamas-organised military parades marking the anniversary of last November’s fighting against Israel were taking place.

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The parades included displays of weaponry and masked gunmen and were attended by Hamas leaders

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Despite the BBC presence on the ground at the time, no report on these parades has appeared on the BBC News website. 

On the same day, two mortars were fired into Israel, for which the Palestinian Islamic Jihad (which also held its own parades) claimed responsibility.  The IDF targeted rocket launching sites in the Gaza Strip in response. Although its journalists were clearly aware of the incident, no report on the subject was produced by the BBC.

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