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Hadar Sela is the Managing Editor of BBC Watch - an affiliate of the Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America (CAMERA). Her work has appeared at The Propagandist Magazine, Harry's Place, The Commentator and the MERIA journal among others.


May 24, 2019 11:24 am

No BBC Reporting on Terror Attacks by PA Employees

On May 20 the Israel Security Agency announced that it had solved a series of shooting attacks that were carried out in the Ramallah district. As...

May 23, 2019 6:32 am

Once Again, the BBC Promotes Palestinian Propaganda About the Mideast Peace Process

Last week, the BBC News website published an article headlined “US Israel-Palestinian peace plan ‘a surrender act’ – Palestinian FM” on its "Middle East" page. The...

March 13, 2019 8:02 am

The BBC Uses an Omission to Smear Israel on Arab Citizens

The BBC News website recently created a tag called "Israel Elections 2019," which to date includes just five items. Members of the UK public (who...

February 8, 2019 4:23 pm

BBC Ignores Important Developments on Ethiopian Jews in Israel

Nearly five years ago, a filmed report titled “Ethiopia’s Jewish community divided“ was broadcast on BBC World News television and promoted on the Middle East and Africa...

December 12, 2018 8:26 am

The BBC’s Spotty Coverage of Terrorism in Israel: November 2018

The Israel Security Agency’s report on terror attacks during November 2018 shows that throughout the month, a total of 645 incidents took place: 106 in Judea...

November 27, 2018 9:37 am

The BBC Fails to Address Airbnb’s Anti-Israel Hypocrisy

Despite having already published a report on exactly the same story late the previous evening, on the morning of November 20 the BBC News website...

November 20, 2018 7:58 am

The BBC’s Absurd Idea of ‘Context’ on Hamas Rocket Attacks Against Israel

The lead item in the November 13th edition of the BBC World Service radio program OS -- formerly Outside Source -- was described in its synopsis...

November 14, 2018 11:14 am

Why Is the BBC Still Ignoring Palestinian Torture?

As regular readers may recall, the BBC has been ignoring an unusual story unfolding in Israeli courts for well over a year: "BBC News ignores...

October 26, 2018 12:52 pm

BBC Uses Music Story to Promote Anti-Israel Propaganda

The October 22 afternoon edition of the BBC World Service radio program "Newshour" included an item (from 0:48:58 here) introduced by presenter Razia Iqbal as follows: [emphasis...

August 30, 2018 8:58 am

BBC Tries to Erase Hamas’ Role in ‘Great Return March’ Violence

On August 28, a filmed report titled “Bullet shatters Palestinian cyclist’s Asian Games dream” was posted on the BBC News website’s "Middle East" page. According...

August 20, 2018 3:23 pm

BBC Listeners Hear More ‘Contextualization’ of Corbyn Wreath-Laying

In previous posts, BBC Watch has noted how BBC coverage of the Jeremy Corbyn wreath-laying story has failed to include background information relating to the claim promoted by the...

July 24, 2018 11:28 am

The BBC Promotes What It Previously Called ‘Conspiracy Theories’ to Smear Israel

On the morning of July 22, the IDF announced the completion of the overnight evacuation of 800 Syrian "White Helmets" personnel and their families from...

June 20, 2018 6:43 am

Once Again, the BBC Misleads on Gaza Violence

Recently, BBC Watch demonstrated how a backgrounder on Jerusalem produced by the BBC World Service’s BBC Minute misled its target audience of “young people” on the 1949 armistice...

March 5, 2018 1:56 pm

Once Again, the Media Whitewashes Anti-Israel Discrimination

On February 28, an article titled “Iran wrestling officials resign over Israel competition ban” appeared on the BBC News website’s Middle East page and on...


Israeli Fencer Makes History With European Championship Win - Israeli fencer Yuval Freilich, 24, took the gold medal in the European Fencing Championships in Dusseldorf, Germany on...


In an Era of BDS, Kids Connect to Israel at Summer Camp - Aviva Weinstein fell in love with Israel thousands of miles from the Jewish homeland -- at Camp Ramah...

An Incredible Auschwitz Exhibit and Experience Comes to New York - A new exhibit at New York City’s Museum of Jewish Heritage-A Living Memorial to the Holocaust is filled...

Abraham Foxman Talks Antisemitism, BDS, and Mel Gibson

Abraham Foxman is the National Director Emeritus of the Anti-Defamation League and a Holocaust survivor. He is the author of...


Leading Jewish Group Slams New Zealand Government for Map Erasing Israel

A leading UK Jewish organization expressed shock on Wednesday that a map on an official New Zealand government website erased the State of Israel. The map appeared on the website of...


Israeli Minister Sees US-Mediated Lebanese Sea Border Talks in Weeks

Israel expects US-mediated talks with Lebanon on setting their maritime border to be launched within a month, Israeli Energy Minister Yuval Steintiz said on Wednesday. Lebanon has not commented publicly on whether it...

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