Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Lies that are forgotten

Yesterday, the mouthpiece of Prince Salman, Ash-Sharq Al-Awsat, carried in its main headline the news that MIG fighters jets are bombing civilians in Syria.  Of course, the fabrication is forgotten the next day and no one else talks about it.  This happens regularly in Arabic (read Saudi-funded and Qatari-funded) media.  Are we not entitled to a follow up story about MIG fighter jets bombing civilians?  (Of course, when Israel uses F16 to murder Palestinian civilians, it never generates media coverage.  It is seen as security routine.