Coalition for Justice & Peace in Palestine

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Falk: Media missing in action

Palestinian hunger strikes: Media missing in action
– Richard Falk, 7 May 2012, Al-Jazeera

Santa Barbara, CA – Can anyone doubt that if there were more than 1,500 prisoners engaged in a hunger strike in any country in the world other than Palestine, the media in the West would be obsessed with the story? Such an obsession would, of course, be greatest if such a phenomenon were to occur in an adversary state, such as Iran or China, but almost anywhere it would be featured news, that is, anywhere but Palestine. It would be highlighted day after day, and reported on from all angles, including the severe medical risks associated with such a lengthy refusal to take food, with respected doctors and human rights experts sharing their opinions.
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