Censorship Is The Norm

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By Lawrence Davidson and Janet Amighi - Sabbah Report § Shutting Down the Academics Most Americans assume the United States government speaks "the truth" to its citizens and defends their constitutional right to "free speech" (be it in the form of words or dollars). On the other hand, it is always the … [Read more...]

NSA’s Fake War on Terror

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by Stephen Lendman - Sabbah Report A New America Foundation report suggests it. More on this below. NSA spying is longstanding. It's ongoing abroad and at home. It has nothing to do with national security. It's unrelated to uncovering terrorist plots. Homegrown ones virtually don't exist. Alleged … [Read more...]

NSA: Rogue Spying Writ Large

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No nation in human history ever harmed more millions of people more grievously than America. None ever did it more deceptively. None did under the guise of promoting democratic values. None claimed more disingenous nobel intentions. None expressed more support for human and civil rights while … [Read more...]

Syria Shuts Down the Internet As Revolt Gains Steam

Internet intelligence firm Renesys reported on its blog that starting at 3:35 UTC yesterday, approximately two-thirds of all Syrian networks became unreachable from the global Internet. Over the course of roughly half an hour, the routes to 40 of 59 networks were withdrawn from the global routing … [Read more...]

FOXspiracy

By Mohamed Khodr* | Sabbah Report | www.sabbah.biz FOX's 3P Mission: Polarization, Propaganda, and Prejudice "This is the soft war that seeks to isolate Israel by delegitimizing it...the battle ground is everywhere – the media, multinational organizations, NGOs. In this war, the aim is to make … [Read more...]

BBC: Imperial US and UK Tool

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By Stephen Lendman * | Sabbah Report | www.sabbah.biz One blogger put it this way: "Let me get this straight. The US is broke, borrowing money from China, and we will be funding the BBC to broadcast in China?" On March 20, the London Guardian's Ben Dowell broke the news, headlining, "BBC World … [Read more...]

Criminalizing the Truth Tellers

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By Lawrence Davidson * | Sabbah Report | www.sabbah.biz Part I There is no doubt that Julian Assange, the head of the Wikileaks organization, and Bradley Manning, the soldier who allegedly leaked U.S. classified documents, are being singled out and made examples of by the Obama administration. Their … [Read more...]

Weapons of mass deception

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By Paul J. Balles * | Sabbah Report | www.sabbah.biz For me, as a journalist, the web offers the most interesting and often most reliable sources because they are shorn of the consensual bias, and a censorship by omission, that pervades broadcasting.—John Pilger Today, increasing numbers of people have … [Read more...]

WikiLeaks and the press

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By Paul J. Balles * | Sabbah Report | www.sabbah.biz The press is down on WikiLeaks and Julian Assange for all the wrong reasons. They ought to be after Assange for giving governments reasons for censorship – just the opposite effect of the transparency he presumably wanted to promote. What is the … [Read more...]

The New York Times Again Censoring WikiLeaks

By Stephen Lendman * | Sabbah Report | www.sabbah.biz On November 28, WikiLeaks began releasing over 250,000 leaked State Department and US Embassy cables (many designated "secret"), dating from 1966 through end of February 2010. Their content ranges from embarrassing to important revelations about US … [Read more...]

The Press as Political Player

By Dr. Bouthaina Shaaban* | Sabbah Report | www.sabbah.biz The United Nations Human Rights Council this week adopted a resolution condemning Israel for its attack on the aid flotilla on May 31. The report said that there was evidence which justifies prosecuting Israel for the "willful killing, torture, … [Read more...]

John Pilger: There Is a War on Journalism

Decmocracy Now! Interview With John Pilger: John Pilger, award-winning investigative journalist and documentary filmmaker. He began his career in journalism nearly half a century ago and has written close to a dozen books and made over fifty documentaries. He lives in London but is in the United States … [Read more...]

How Israel Gagged on its own Gag Order

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Why conceal the fact that the Shin Bet has a "hit list" and gives license to its commando units to carry out field executions? Anat Kam is finding out the price of speaking truth to power. By Gila Svirsky* | Sabbah Report | www.sabbah.biz This story is a testament to the Internet. And to Anat Kam, the … [Read more...]

NYT’s Israel Editor’s Sticky Situation

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Ethan Bronner's Conflict With Impartiality Ethan Bronner is the New York Times Jerusalem bureau chief. As such, he is the editor responsible for all the news coming out of Iasrael-Palestine. Iact is his job to decide what gets reported and what doesn't; what goes in a story and what gets cut. To a … [Read more...]

The Media Propagandists

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By Phillip Marlowe | Sabbah Report | www.sabbah.biz You know, when I sit down here and decide to pound out a blog posting, I always start thinking about what kind of image I'll end up using to illustrate what I'm trying to say. I think it's important since it gets people's attention and makes them want to … [Read more...]

Beware of the BBC

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By Stuart Littlewood* | Sabbah Report | www.sabbah.biz Its mission statement says: "Trust is the foundation of the BBC: we are independent, impartial and honest." However, people are complaining bitterly to the BBC about its pro-Israel stance when reporting on the situation in the Holy Land. Once … [Read more...]

BBC: Exclusive News on Viva Palestina Convoy to Gaza

At Last! BBC NEWS coverage of the Viva Palestina Convoy: 13 days into the journey and the BBC has yet to cover the 200+ vehicle Viva Palestina Convoy that is travelling with aid from London to Gaza. With massive media coverage in Greece, Turkey and around the World the UK Media should be ashamed of its … [Read more...]

Dysfunctional US media stoop to new depths

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By Paul J. Balles* | Sabbah Report | www.sabbah.biz Two disturbing news items: The first, a Haaretz column (29 November 2009) on a "Senate report: U.S. decided to let bin Laden slip through their fingers. According to the report, US could have captured or killed bin Laden shortly after 11 September 2001 … [Read more...]