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, July 1, 2011

Israeli troops storm homes of liberated prisoners, round up child among others

PIC- Israeli occupation forces (IOF) stormed the village of Anin, west of Jenin city on Wednesday and broke into the homes of a number of liberated prisoners, local sources said.

Eyewitnesses told the PIC reporter that the officer accompanying the soldiers met with a number of ex-prisoners and warned them against indulging in anti Israel activity. He also told them that they are under close watch.

They said that the soldiers burst into a number of shops and questioned citizens.

Meanwhile, IOF soldiers arrested two Palestinians in Husan village, west of Bethlehem city, including a 14-year-old child and took them away blindfolded and handcuffed after terrorizing their families.

The soldiers on Tuesday detained four Palestinians in Al-Khalil, human rights sources told the PIC, adding that they were taken to Etzion detention center.

In the Negev, Israeli border police arrested 100 Palestinian workers from the West Bank in the village of Rahet for working in 1948 occupied land without permit.