· April, 2011

Stories about Israel from April, 2011

Egypt: Remembering Bahr El-Baqar Incident

  9 April 2011

Forty one years ago, the Israeli Air Force raided a primary school in the Egyptian village of Bahr el-Baqar. About 30 of its students died, over 50 were severely wounded, and many were left with disabilities. And after all those years, Egyptians still remember the massacre.

Israel: Goldstone Op-Ed Taken on a Media Spin

  5 April 2011

The Washington Post published a highly controversial op-ed by Richard Goldstone, who led the UNHRC fact-finding mission to investigate international human rights and humanitarian law violations related to the Gaza war. Netizens debate the article in this post.