Guardian columnist criticizes Western media's coverage of Palestine

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A very interesting, harsh criticism by The Guardian columnist, Owen Jones, in regards to the blatantly bias within Western media's coverage of events in Palestine.

He writes:

The macabre truth is that Israeli life is deemed by the western media to be worth more than a Palestinian life: here is the "hierarchy of death" at work. According to the Israeli human rights organisation B'Tselem, 565 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli security forces since January 2009, while 28 Israeli civilians and 10 Israeli security personnel have been killed. The asymmetry of this so-called conflict is reflected in the death toll, but it is not reflected in the coverage.

Published: Wednesday, July 9, 2014 - 14:09

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