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.

Thursday, February 3, 2011

Reports: In January Israeli forces killed 15 Palestinians and abducted over 200, including 55 children

IMEMC - The Higher Committee for Emergency Services in the Gaza Strip reported that seven Palestinians were killed by during Israeli military attacks against the coastal region in January. At least twenty residents were wounded.

……The International Solidarity Institution For Human Rights issued a report revealing that Israeli soldiers shot and killed 15 Palestinians, including three children, and abducted more than 200 others during the month of January in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip.

…[The Israeli army] conducted dozens of arrests in January and abducted more than 200 residents, including 55 children, in addition to more than 200 workers who were arrested under the claim of entering Israel to work without a permit. Read more