A Guardian report on damages awarded to the UK-based pro-Palestinian “charity” Interpal has obfuscated the organisation’s terror ties.
The June 13th article by Matthew Weaver (“Daily Mail pays damages over hate festival allegations”) reported that the Daily Mail “paid £120,000 in damages plus costs to a UK-based humanitarian charity after the paper falsely accused it of funding a “hate festival” in Palestine which acted out the murder of Jews”.
Though that particular charge appears to have been untrue, the Guardian journalist then goes on to downplay the fact that interpal is widely reported to be affiliated with Hamas.
The second article, which appeared on the Mail Online website, referred to Interpal as a “specially designated global terrorist organisation”. It failed to mention that this referred to a contested designation made by the George Bush administration in 2003, which the charity has always denied and for which the US has…
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