Hinde Street Church: Now, take down that wall!

UK Media Watch

(This post was written byJonathan Hoffman, and originally published at Jewish News)

The one-sidedness of the “Checkpoint” mock-up at the Hinde Street Methodist Church in London (which ends on Friday) has been well covered by Richard Millett and David Collier in their blogs.

Three additional points:

  1. The Exhibition Programme claims “This exhibition has been put together on the basis of principled impartiality”. But then it says “The policies of the Israeli government are the problem, the exhibition is not challenging Israel’s existence”. Eh? The ‘problem’ is the murder of over 2,000 Israelis by suicide bombers before the security barrier was erected. To write that “The policies of the Israeli government are the problem” is obviously NOT ‘principled impartiality’.
  2. The Programme also says “Our instinct on seeing the inhumanity of dividing walls, where human rights and international law are broken daily, is to think how we can…

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