Israeli Offensive on Gaza: Three Facts Media Marginalize
Unlike the 2008 Israeli aggression on Gaza, this year international journalists managed to enter Gaza to report from within the Strip. Yet, accusations of “bias” and “unfair” coverage are multiple.
Whether out of ignorance or deliberately, there are three facts, mainstream media, have kept aside when covering the recent Israeli aggression on Gaza.
- Who’s responsible for the escalation?
According to the narrative repeated by international media outlets, the Palestinian side (Hamas) is the one to blame. What we often hear is that Israel has acted in “self-defence” by responding to rockets fired by Hamas at the Israeli territories. But, what we do not see maintream media reporting about, is the killing of a 13 year-old Palestinian boy by Israeli Occupation Forces when they invaded southern Gaza on November 8th.
On November, 15 Human Rights Watch reported:
Hostilities between Palestinian armed groups and Israel have escalated since an Israeli military incursion on November 8…
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