#7 Marilyn - We saw it Israelis didn't. The evils of censorship - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • binny
    • 04.12.09 | 20:13 (IST)

    Marilyn said: "We all saw on our TV screens what happened, why do the Israeli jews pretend we didn`t? And just stop their whining?" You have to realize that due to Israeli censorship, Israelis watching Israeli news were not allowed to see the news coming out of Gaza that the rest of us saw. Israel banned reporters from Gaza for a reason. They wanted to hide their crimes from the world. Those of us who saw the on-the-ground reporting that came out despite the Israel press ban saw Israel's war crimes. Those who saw just what was approved by Israeli censors didn't see it, so they are being blind-sided by this report. They really have an entirely different distorted reality molded by censorship. That is why they can't believe exactly what the rest of us saw with our own eyes. Sadly, it only makes them look bad. This is the evil of censorship.

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    First published 04:27 04.12.09 | Last updated 18:21 04.12.09
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