Friday, April 29, 2011

FAIR Blog » Blog Archive » White House Threatens to Blacklist Paper for Covering Protest

FAIR Blog » Blog Archive » White House Threatens to Blacklist Paper for Covering Protest: "The White House threatened Thursday to exclude the San Francisco Chronicle from pooled coverage of its events in the Bay Area after the paper posted a video of a protest at a San Francisco fundraiser for President Obama last week, Chronicle editor Ward Bushee said. White House guidelines governing press coverage of such events are too restrictive, Bushee said, and the newspaper was within its rights to film the protest and post the video."

Thursday, April 28, 2011

As a Holocaust Survivor, AIPAC Doesn't Speak for Me | | AlterNet

As a Holocaust Survivor, AIPAC Doesn't Speak for Me | | AlterNet: "At the end of one of my first journeys to the Israeli-occupied West Bank in 2004, I endured a shocking experience at Ben-Gurion Airport. I never imagined that Israeli security forces would abuse a 79-year-old Holocaust survivor, but they held me for five hours, and strip-searched and cavity-searched every part of my naked body. The only shame these security officials expressed was to turn their badges around so that their names were invisible."

Billboard Company Cancels “Equal Rights For Palestinians” :

Billboard Company Cancels “Equal Rights For Palestinians” :: "Efforts by the Seattle Mideast Awareness Campaign (SeaMAC) to call attention to injustices against the Palestinian people have once again been censored."