Terrorist Marwan Barghouti, who leads in the 2021 Palestinian election polls, at Jerusalem's Magistrate Court, Jan. 25, 2012. (Flash90) (Flash90)
Marwan Barghouti

The New York Times again exposed its bias against Israel by concealing a Palestinian op-ed writer’s terrorist identity and murder convictions. We must make our voices heard and protest this increasingly dangerous trend!

The New York Times came under fire Monday for publishing an opinion piece by imprisoned Palestinian terrorist Marwan Barghouti without mentioning that he was convicted of multiple murders.

Barghouti, who announced in a Sunday op-ed that he was launching a hunger strike with other Palestinian prisoners in Israel, was described by the Times as “a Palestinian leader and parliamentarian.”

No mention was made that Barghouti, who sought to portray himself as a political prisoner and a “victim” of the Israeli judicial system, was in fact sentenced to multiple life terms over his central role in several suicide bombings and terror attacks.

We at United with Israel believe that this was no mistake or oversight. These crucial details were not mentioned, apparently due to the Times’ anti-Israel agenda.

In fact, the Times, a supposedly respectable publication, gave a platform to an arch-terrorist.

The NYT eventually added an editor’s note with the omitted details, but it was weak, insufficient, and still somewhat supportive of Barghouti, casting doubt on Israel’s legal system.

Shame on them! We must let them know that this is unacceptable!

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Protest Against the NY Times for Hiding Barghouti’s Murder Convictions!

1. Click here to send a message to James Bennet, Editor of the Editorial Page of the NYT, via Twitter.

2.Click here to send a message to Liz Spayd, Public Editor of the New York Times, via Twitter.

3. Send Liz Spayd, Public Editor of the New York Times, a message via email: public@nytimes.com

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