Indy article about (nixed) UN apartheid report fails to reveal the extremism of its author.

UK Media Watch

The Independent continues to publish article after article showing Israel in the worst possible light while ignoring relevant context.  The latest example involves a piece written by Chloe Farand on the cancellation, by two British universities, of talks that were to be given by Richard Falk (UK Universities cancel talk by co-author of report accusing Israeli of apartheid regime, over security concerns, March 25th).

First – a major omission concerning the UN report accusing Israel of apartheid.

Farand writes the following:

A pair of British universities have cancelled talks by the co-author of UN report which concluded that Israel is “an apartheid state, because of security concerns.

He recently co-authored a United Nations report which has found that “Israel is guilty of imposing an apartheid regime on the Palestinian people”.

Israel and its allies condemned the analysis which found that Palestinians are subjected to a “strategic fragmentation” that allows Israel to impose…

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