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 8, 2011

Palestinian prisoner marks 10 years in Israeli jails

Ma’an- The Center for Detainees in the Gaza Strip reported Thursday that Nidal As-Sarafiti from Gaza City has been held in Israeli jails for 10 years now.

Sarafiti was detained in 2002 and was sentenced to 16 years in prison. The center did not say on what charges Sarafiti was being held. Read more