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The author is a contributor to HonestReporting, a Jerusalem-based media watchdog with a focus on antisemitism and anti-Israel bias.

ARTICLES BY: Akiva Van Koningsveld

January 20, 2022 11:26 am

Unreported: PA Prioritizes Life of Palestinian Terrorist Over Palestinian Child

Virtually all major news outlets have covered the case of Palestinian prisoner Hisham Abu Hawash, who recently ended his hunger strike after some 140 days....

January 19, 2022 11:46 am

False Sheikh Jarrah Controversy: Media, Diplomats Slam Israel for Implementing Court Ruling in Order to Build Special Needs School

Eight months after the US-designated Hamas terror group used a legal battle over possible evictions in eastern Jerusalem as a pretext to start an 11-day...

January 11, 2022 11:58 am

Media Fail to Connect Dots Between Palestinian NGOs and PFLP Terrorist Group

After Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz in October 2021 designated six Palestinian non-governmental organizations as terror groups due to their close ties to the US-designated Popular Front for...

January 5, 2022 11:35 am

Two Years After Soleimani Drone Strike, Media Still Obscuring Iranian Terror Leader’s Legacy

On January 3, 2020, a US precision drone strike outside Baghdad International Airport killed Qassem Soleimani, the longtime head of Iran’s Quds Force, the Islamic...

January 4, 2022 12:19 pm

Australian Broadcasting Corporation Sanitizes Operation by Jailed Palestinian Terrorists

A January 1 article by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC News), published under the headline “The Parents Smuggling Semen Out of Prisons and Across Borders...

December 30, 2021 11:51 am

Journalist Celebrates Palestinian Murderers and Terrorists as Heroes and ‘Martyrs’

Mohammed El-Kurd’s disinformation campaign related to US-designated Palestinian terror groups has been well-documented by HonestReporting. For example, The Nation’s “Palestine Correspondent” this year hailed as...

December 28, 2021 12:03 pm

Whose Two-State Solution Is It? Media on Holiday as Palestinian Authority Attacks Arab-Israeli Politician for Recognizing Jewish State

Last week, Israeli Arab politician Mansour Abbas, head of the Islamist Ra’am (United Arab List) party and a member of Israel’s ruling coalition, made a...

December 23, 2021 11:42 am

If Israel Can’t Be Blamed, the Media Doesn’t Report on the Palestinian Authority’s Crackdown on Critics

Ghanem Zreikat. Alaa al-Rabi. Amer Hamdan. Jihad Abdo. To the readership of prominent publications like The New York Times, The Washington Post, CNN, and others, the names of these...

December 16, 2021 11:08 am

5,000-Word Human Rights Watch Report on Israeli ‘Abusive Policing’ Fails to Condemn Arab Violence

Human Rights Watch (HRW) continues its all-out assault against Israel. As Gaza Strip-based terrorist groups in May fired thousands of rockets at Israeli population centers, another dangerous front...

December 14, 2021 11:42 am

See No Evil, Report No Evil? Reuters, AP Reimagine Antisemitic West Bank Riots as ‘Protests’

Two news wire services -- the Associated Press (AP) and Reuters -- continue to sanitize aggressive and antisemitic Palestinian efforts to intimidate Jews living in...

December 10, 2021 9:57 am

Media Erases Iran’s Ties to Hamas and Terrorism

The Hamas terror organization this week declared that “the countdown to another confrontation with Israel has begun.” In a separate statement, Gaza’s rulers recently encouraged Palestinians in Jerusalem...

December 3, 2021 10:13 am

It’s Time for a Fact-Based Conversation About Israeli ‘Settler Violence’

“Hate crimes are the root from which terrorism grows, and we must uproot it.” -- Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz “Our resistance in the occupied lands...

November 25, 2021 8:46 am

Palestinian Incitement Laid Bare: Hamas Murders Israeli, Child Calls on Allah To ‘Burn’ Jews

Eliyahu David Kay, 26, was shot dead on Sunday by a Palestinian terrorist in the Old City of Jerusalem. Several others were wounded when Hamas...

November 17, 2021 12:51 pm

Banished: Where Telling the Truth About Israel Got UNRWA’s Former Gaza Director

Five months after being declared "persona non grata" in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip, Matthias Schmale has left UNRWA. Schmale previously directed the controversial Palestinian refugee agency’s...


Oscar-Winning Actors to Star in New Series About WeWork

i24 News – Oscar-winning heavyweights Jared Leto and Anne Hathaway will star in a new mini-series about Adam Neumann, the founder of WeWork, and his wife Rebekah. In the Apple TV+...

January 22, 2022 10:46 am


Israeli Spacetech Startup Asterra Is Looking to the Stars for Answers

CTech - Israeli spacetech startup, Asterra, has a complex mission ahead: convincing the big leagues that its technology can be used to not only detect water leaks from space using...

Middle East

Taliban Warns Against Dissent, Women’s Rights Activism

i24 News – Afghanistan's new Taliban authorities warned Saturday they have the right to crack down on dissent and jail protesters, as concerns grew over the disappearance of two women...

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