Lies About Gaza Are Swallowed Easily and Exploited Widely to Libel Israel

Year after year, mainstream media continue their traditional anti-Israel frenzy knowing full well the lies portray the Jewish State in a sinister manor.

By Ryan Jones

 

Had they done so, these gatekeepers of Western public opinion would have realized that Israel has no dams that can be opened and closed in its southern region, and that Gaza is simply a low-lying coastal area that unfortunately suffers severe flooding during winters with average-to-above average rainfall.

Flooded Gaza – Photo source: Israel Today

The Daily Mail did later publish a retraction, but, as usual, the damage had already been done.

One story most of these media outlets chose not to cover was the announcement last week that Israel would soon double the amount of fresh water it provides to Gaza. The coastal strip’s growing population is overtaxing the local natural water resources, and Israel is stepping in to help alleviate the crisis.

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Also receiving little coverage was last week’s acknowledgement by Palestinian Authority spokesman Osama Qawassmeh that the bulk of Gaza’s residents want to flee not because of Israel, but to escape the cruelty of the Hamas regime.

Had they done so, these gatekeepers of Western public opinion would have realized that Israel has no dams that can be opened and closed in its southern region, and that Gaza is simply a low-lying coastal area that unfortunately suffers severe flooding during winters with average-to-above average rainfall.

The Daily Mail did later publish a retraction, but, as usual, the damage had already been done.

To view AFP’s report that was pulled from YouTube, click on Photo

One story most of these media outlets chose not to cover was the announcement last week that Israel would soon double the amount of fresh water it provides to Gaza. The coastal strip’s growing population is overtaxing the local natural water resources, and Israel is stepping in to help alleviate the crisis.

Also receiving little coverage was last week’s acknowledgement by Palestinian Authority spokesman Osama Qawassmeh that the bulk of Gaza’s residents want to flee not because of Israel, but to escape the cruelty of the Hamas regime.

“Do you know that more than 90 percent of our people in the Gaza Strip want to emigrate, if given the chance, so they could escape from your regime?” Qawassmeh asked Gaza-based Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh, further wondering, “Do you feel any national responsibility toward the Palestinians and their cause?”

 

View original Israel Today publication at: http://www.israeltoday.co.il/NewsItem/tabid/178/nid/26188/Default.aspx

 

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