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  • Myanmar's Army Massacred Rohingyas. Now it Wants Their Help

    04/07/2024 7:14:58 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 18 replies
    BBC ^ | 4/7 | Jonathan Head
    Nearly seven years after the Myanmar military killed thousands of Muslim Rohingyas, in what the UN called "textbook ethnic cleansing", it wants their help.From interviews with Rohingyas living in Rakhine State the BBC has learned of at least 100 of them being conscripted in recent weeks to fight for the embattled junta. All their names have been changed to protect them. "I was frightened, but I had to go," says Mohammed, a 31-year-old Rohingya man with three young children. He lives near the capital of Rakhine, Sittwe, in the Baw Du Pha camp. At least 150,000 internally displaced Rohingyas have...
  • The Spaghetti Tree Hoax: Inside the 1957 BBC’s April Fools Joke That Caused A Nationwide Uproar

    04/01/2024 9:59:00 AM PDT · by Leaning Right · 10 replies
    Rare Historical Photos ^ | January 9, 2024 | no author listed
    In 1957, the BBC stunned the nation with a prank that redefined April Fools’ mischief. Picture this: a picturesque family in the Swiss countryside delicately plucking strands of spaghetti from a tree. Absurd, right? Yet, this whimsical scene aired on the BBC’s Panorama as a seemingly authentic report.
  • BBC Reporter Tries to Lecture Guyana President on Climate Change, Immediately Regrets It

    03/31/2024 4:36:39 AM PDT · by Sam77 · 25 replies
    The Daily Fetched ^ | 31 Janaury 2024 | Jason Walsh
    Guyana President Mohamed Irfaan Ali obliterated a BBC reporter who accused him of contributing to climate change by allowing oil drilling off its coast. BBC journalist Stephen Sackur slammed Ali for allowing the drilling, asking id he had the "right" to do so. "Let's take a big picture look at what's going on here. Over the next decade, two decades, it is expected that there will be $150 billion worth of oil and gas extracted off your coast," Sackur said.
  • 'I will lecture you': Guyanese President schools reporter on emissions question

    03/29/2024 12:52:25 PM PDT · by DallasBiff · 7 replies
    India Today ^ | 3/29/24 | Chingkheinganbi Mayengbam
    Guyanese President Irfaan Ali did not mince words while answering a BBC reporter who asked him about the country's carbon emissions as it plans to extract oil and gas from its coast. In a viral video of the heated exchange, Ali stops the BBC reporter and questions whether he had the "right to lecture on climate change" and if he was in the "pockets of those who destroy the environment through the industrial revolution and are now lecturing us".
  • Obsessively Biased BBC has a "report" [based on Gaza-Death-ministry Hamas' employees...]

    03/12/2024 3:36:51 PM PDT · by Milagros · 3 replies
    At myrightword ^ | March 12, 2024
    Mar 12, 2024 M. Miller of the US State Department was asked about a BBC so-called "report" it concocted about Nasser Hospital. Typically, the BBC avoided mentioning that the hospital staff and manager are all under Hamas' authority - Speaking of credibility (Abu Sabha or other). It even claimed that some were "beaten" in the heading of its "report," but no real details of the supposed "beating" were provided in the clip. Was Hamas still planning how to "say" it? Since the only pictures the clip can provide are being stripped for security? Throughout its clip, the BBC did not...
  • Portugal votes as far right seeks kingmaker role

    03/10/2024 5:14:51 AM PDT · by Redmen4ever · 7 replies
    BBC/Microsoft Start ^ | 3/10/24 | NA
    Portugal has gone to the polls, in a vote that will either keep the centre-left in power or shift the country to the right.
  • BBC News – obsessive, biased- and unaccountable

    03/03/2024 6:19:04 PM PST · by Conservat1 · 3 replies
    David Collier ^ | 3 Mar 2024
    On Friday (1 March), BBC News published the latest findings from their ‘fact-checking’ flagship ‘BBC Verify’ – looking at the 100+ deaths that occurred during the chaos surrounding the aid convoy in Gaza.BBC launched BBC Verify last year – a unit comprising of 60 journalists to help fact-check, verify video, and counter disinformation. Intended to be a gold standard in the age of fake news, BBC Verify has just ended up being another obsessive anti-Israel propaganda outfit.While BBC Verify do not actually come to any conclusions over the aid convoy deaths, the piece is heavily slanted to blame the Israeli...
  • BBC Chastises Presenter for Saying Trans-Women Are Male

    03/01/2024 9:28:52 AM PST · by george76 · 21 replies
    Hot Air ^ | March 01, 2024 | David Strom
    Is it possible to speak obvious truths without being chastised? It depends entirely on whether that truth supports The Narrative™ or challenges it. The most powerful tool to enforce compliance with the dominant Elite ideology is the requirement that the language we use be chosen and defined by that Elite. Legally and common sensically everybody knows that men do not belong in women's sports and women's spaces. So for those who want to make that happen the answer is to redefine the word "women" to include everyone who wants to be one. Hollow out words and pour in whatever meaning...
  • President Nayib Bukele Drops the Hammer on BBC Reporter When Challenged on Tough-on-Crime Stance in El Salvador

    02/21/2024 9:24:04 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 6 replies
    Red State ^ | 02/21/2024 | Levon Satamian
    The President of El Salvador, Nayib Bukele, has decreased crime in the country by historic lows. Some have criticized Bukele's tough-on-crime, anti-criminal stance, going as far as calling him a "dictator."Bukele responded to the critics. They say we live in a dictatorship. Ask bus passengers, people eating in restaurants, waiters. Ask whomever you want. Here in El Salvador, you can go anywhere and it’s totally safe. … Ask them what they think of El Salvador, what they think of our government, what they think of our supposed dictatorship.Bukele has an approval rating of 90 percent as of June 2023, per...
  • Trump on Nato: Dangerous talk at a dangerous time

    02/11/2024 11:44:59 AM PST · by Chad C. Mulligan · 91 replies
    BBC ^ | 11 Feb 2024 | Frank Gardner
    And so it begins. Nine months still to go before the next US presidential election and already the Republican party favourite and former President Donald Trump is sending eyebrows and blood pressure skywards in Nato capitals with his provocative statements. And yet they will delight many of his supporters. Suggesting at a rally in South Carolina that he would "encourage" aggressors (for example Russia) "to do whatever the hell they want" with Nato countries that fail to pay their dues has prompted an immediate condemnation from the White House. A spokesman called the comment "appalling and unhinged", saying it was...
  • Senior BBC worker, Dawn Queva: 'white people as "parasites" '

    02/05/2024 11:41:54 AM PST · by Milagros · 23 replies
    Various | Feb 2024
    Senior BBC worker, Dawn Queva: 'white people as "parasites" ' (Dawn La-Queva Allen) Senior BBC worker, Dawn Queva: * Branded white people as "parasites". * Denied the Holocaust laced with Nazi Antisemitic canards old lies - something about "Rothschild". * Pushed that Khazar debunked myth. * Typically of absolving Nazis' crimes - branding Jewish people as supposed “Nazis”. She is finally sacked . Senior BBC worker who called Jews an 'invader species' is finally sacked - as workers say it is a 'grim' and 'frightening' time to be Jewish at the corporation. Daily Mail, 6 Feb 2024. BBC fires staffer...
  • Two Versions of the Death of a Palestinian-American Teen-One in English, the other in Arabic

    02/05/2024 6:57:25 AM PST · by SJackson · 13 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | February 5, 2024 | Hugh Fitzgerald
    A Palestinian-American teenager, Tawfic Abde Jabbar, was killed in the West Bank on January 19, allegedly after an altercation with armed Israelis. More on his death, and how it was differently reported in its English and Arabic language versions, can be found here: “A Tale of Two Narratives: English-Language & Arabic-Language Reports Differ on Palestinian-American Teen’s Death,” by Chaim Lax, HonestReporting, January 25, 2024:On Friday January 19, 2024, a Palestinian-American teenager, Tawfic Abdel Jabbar, was killed in the West Bank, allegedly following an altercation with armed Israelis.The Israeli inquiry into this matter is still ongoing.However, an investigation by the Jewish...
  • UK internet Bill – includes fake news, non-trivial psychological or physical harm, 5 years in prison, BBC etc. are exempt

    02/02/2024 6:01:25 AM PST · by davikkm · 12 replies
    Tweet: Here’s the interesting part about Rishi’s tyrannical new online bill… Yesterday, his government announced that offences under new online laws have kicked in so “criminals can face up to five years behind bars for their demeaning and dangerous actions.” Part of this new law outlines a new “fake news” offence – a false communications offence – that outlaws the intentional sending of false information that could cause “non-trivial psychological” or physical harm to users online.
  • Sculptor's centenary hope for Benny Hill statue

    01/21/2024 10:20:15 AM PST · by Borges · 23 replies
    BBA - Yahoo ^ | 1/21/24
    A sculptor has expressed renewed hope for a large-scale memorial to Benny Hill, on the centenary of the comedian's birth. The Benny Hill Show ran on BBC and ITV from 1955 to 1989, making the Southampton-born star a household name. Barnsley sculptor Graham Ibbeson was commissioned to make a fibreglass mould of the late comedian in 2004, but it has remained in storage ever since. He said a public statue would be a fitting tribute to Hill's talent. Mr Ibbeson said: "He was a comic genius. His stage was everybody's living room.
  • Hamas leader Yahya Sinwar׳s exclusive interview on BBC

    01/15/2024 12:42:01 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 4 replies
    A satirical sketch created by "Eretz Nehederet". "Eretz Nehederet" ("A Wonderful Country) is a satirical television show by the Israeli Broadcaster Keshet.
  • BBC Apologizes For Falsely Claiming Israeli Soldiers Executed Civilians Inside Gaza

    01/14/2024 8:14:44 AM PST · by Twotone · 30 replies
    The Daily Wire ^ | January 10, 2024 | Ryan Saavedra
    The BBC news network has issued an apology for regurgitating a false claim from the terrorist organization Hamas that the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) were executing Palestinians inside Gaza. The BBC reported on Christmas Eve that Israel was carrying out “summary executions” of Palestinian civilians inside Gaza, Deadline reported. The report said that the news agency AFP, which said it could not verify the claims, appeared to be the source of the story. “In overnight output [on BBC radio news bulletins] we ran a story about Hamas accusing the Israeli army of carrying out summary executions in the Gaza strip,”...
  • 72 virgins now? Fascist Refaat Alareer: 'Hitler was peaceful,' I can't tell my child 'who created the Jews,' "most Jews are - Alareer claimed - evil." joked about Israei baby baked in oven

    12/09/2023 4:13:39 PM PST · by Milagros · 17 replies
    Comment at EoZ ^ | Dec 9, 2023
    Some eulogize him... 2006/7 His daughter is about 5. He can't answer his daughter's question, he claims, 'who created the Jews.' linkNov 16, 2012: Refaat Alareer: "most Jews are [Alareer wrote] evil." Alareer: "You Jews won;t understand, you will never, yo are a jew after all." link link link linkSep 25, 2020: Hitler was [Alareer wrote] a peacemaker, like Rabin..linkAugust 2021: Alareer attacked Hamas because they were negotiating with "terrorists" and "Nazis[sic]" – i.e. with Israel. Nov. 21, 2021: the day that Eliyahu David Kay was murdered in Jerusalem's Old City, Alareer shared a picture of the murderer Fadi Abu...
  • Washington Post and BBC falsely claim the Dublin attacker was not an immigrant – here is the truth

    11/28/2023 5:08:07 PM PST · by MNDude · 25 replies
    On 25th November (local time), The Washington Post published a report claiming that the perpetrator of a stabbing attack in Ireland that led to riots in Dublin was not an immigrant but an Irish citizen. The report cited BBC’s unnamed sources that claimed that the perpetrator was an Irish citizen who lived in the country for 20 years. As per the BBC’s report, the claims of him being a foreign national were “false” as the man lived in Ireland for 20 years and had Irish citizenship. However, the Washington Post published only the half-truth. In reality, the man was originally...
  • Journalism

    11/25/2023 5:10:05 PM PST · by Rummyfan · 3 replies
    Instapundit ^ | 25 Nov 2023 | Instapundit
    The Washington Post@washingtonpost · Follow Online rumors claimed the perpetrator of a stabbing attack was an immigrant. The BBC found that the man was an Irish citizen who had lived in the country for 20 years. Police blamed a “lunatic faction driven by a far-right ideology” for the riot in Dublin.The man is indeed an immigrant, as he was originally from Algeria. The WaPo segment appears to conflate citizenship with not being an immigrant, and you can be both. dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1…The chief suspect arrived in Ireland from Algeria more than two decades ago
  • Argentines choose between polar opposites in run-off

    11/19/2023 7:24:20 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 18 replies
    bbc ^ | 11/19/2023 | Vanessa Buschschlüter
    Argentines will vote on Sunday in a run-off election to choose the man who will lead the South American country for the next four years. Opinion polls put the two candidates, left-wing economy minister Sergio Massa and far-right libertarian Javier Milei, neck and neck. Mr Massa won the first round with 36.7%, ahead of Mr Milei with 30%. But polls suggest Mr Milei, who has promised to "blow up" Argentina's political system, has made gains since. Polling gets under way at 08:00 local time (11:00 GMT) and closes at 18:00. With 40% of Argentines living in poverty, high prices and...