Israeli intelligence is accusing the UN refugee agency of collusion with Hamas – and the media is taking this literally.
Israel has claimed for years that the United Nations refugee agency (UNRWA) is in cahoots with Hamas. The latest allegations – which coincided with the International Court of Justice ordering Israel to prevent genocide – bear the hallmarks of a diversionary tactic. So far, the media has taken the bait.
Diana Buttu – Palestinian lawyer
Tal Mimran – former Israeli government advisor
Abdaljawad Omar – Academic, Birzeit University
Kenneth Roth – Former Executive Director of Human Rights Watch
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Last month, a New York Times investigation published Israeli allegations of sexual violence perpetrated by Hamas during its October 7 attacks. Meenakshi Ravi explains why this story is being questioned.
Germany’s ‘Palestinian exception’ to freedom of expression
Historical guilt and stifling of pro-Palestinian dissent in Germany.
Hebh Jamal – Palestinian journalist
Hanno Hauenstein – Journalist and former editor-in-chief of the Berliner Zeitung
Wieland Hoban – President, Jewish Voice for Peace