Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Sane Voices About Gaza Do Exist

Victims suffer when the news is slanted. Especially when those reporting the news are biased or outright frauds. The war in Gaza, Operation Cast Lead, has its share.

TOMAS SANDELL, the founding director of European Coalition for Israel, writes about Mads Gilbert, "A False Icon," in Jpost.com.

The iconic picture from the current conflict in Gaza has been that of a courageous Norwegian doctor saving Palestinian lives. Here he is, the only westerner in Gaza, who is able to not only save lives but also run his own news agency out of a hospital, informing Western media about what is "really" happening and - here is the catch - who is to be blamed, namely Israel.

It is about how helpless most of us are when we are exposed to world events where it is impossible for us to know who is telling the truth and who is not.

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