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The racist subtext of the Beirut evacuation story

June 11, 2010


Israel has opened "windows" for the foreign powers to evacuate their terrified nationals from Lebanon. Obligingly, the foreign media have turned these "windows" into an opportunity to avert their gaze further from the death and destruction in Lebanon, Gaza and the West Bank.

Immigration crunch? The Times’ and BBC’s anti- immigration agendas

June 10, 2010


There is nothing new about scapegoating migrants and blaming them for the various problems of our society and the system of which they, too, are victims. But the latest comments by the new Immigration Minister and the depressing media coverage they received were too much to swallow, Shiar Youssef writes.