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, April 1, 2011

Report: Israel abducted 43 Palestinian civilians this week

IMEMC - In its Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for the week of 24-30 March 2011, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) found that 3 Palestinian resistance fighters were killed by Israeli forces in the Gaza Strip, one of whom was extra-judicially executed.

Israeli forces abducted 27 Palestinian civilians, including 14 children, during invasions into the West Bank, and abducted 16 non-violent activists at demonstrations in the West Bank.

In addition, 3 Palestinian resistance fighters were wounded in the Gaza Strip, and a number of Palestinian civilians were injured by shattered glass when Israeli warplanes bombed the Ship Building in the northern Gaza Strip. In addition, 30 houses and two schools were damaged by Israeli troops in Gaza...
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