We use cookies to provide some features and experiences in QOSHE

More information  .  Close
Aa Aa Aa
- A +

The anti Arab racism that is not there

12 10 11

Unless your only sources for information are the Guardian and Novaramedia, by now you know that a group of Jewish teens have been assaulted on Monday, November 29, in London.

And that the assailants were non-white. According to the BBC, this is not a minor detail. The news has been indeed packaged with an extra unverified bit, in other words, with a lie. The reporter made up that anti-Muslim slurs were shouted by the terrified teens and/or by the adults.

It was a lie, as the Board of Deputies pointed out. Apologies have been demanded. The BBC has answered clumsily: the initially reported Islamophobic furore has been downsized to one single slogan on its website. Such a slogan is nowhere to be heard, but the public loves to hear how racist Jews are and antisemitism is deserved. Why bother telling the truth?

I call it the legend of the worldwide Zionist Islamophobic conspiracy. You find it in its undiluted form in public statements such as Ms Zahra Biloo,........

© The Times of Israel (Blogs)

Get it on Google Play