Studies show that US coverage is Israeli-centric. The main bureaus for CNN, Associated Press, Time, etc. are located in Israel and often staffed by Israelis. The son of the NY Times bureau chief is in the Israeli army;"pundit" Jeffrey Goldberg served in the IDF; Wolf Blitzer worked for AIPAC. Because the U.S. gives Israel over $8 million/day - more than to any other nation - we feel it is essential that we be fully informed on this region. Below are news reports to augment mainstream coverage.

Friday, February 4, 2011

Israeli Troops Attack Anti-Wall Protesters Marching in Solidarity with Egypt

Palestine News Network - Scores of Palestinians joined Israeli and international supporters to march against the Israeli wall in different locations in the West Bank on Friday.

This week, protests were held in solidarity with the pro-democracy Egyptian demonstrators, who are demanding an end to President Mubarak 30-year regime.

In Wadi Rahal and al-Ma’sara villages near Bethlehem, in the southern West Bank, people marched after midday prayers. In Wadi Rahal, many were treated for the effects of tear gas inhalation after Israeli troops attacked protesters. One international supporter was arrested by soldiers. Israeli troops stopped al-Ma’sara protesters from reaching Wadi Rahal and forced them back.
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