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A Hamas ‘Great Return March’ speech the BBC is unlikely to report

BBC Watch

Back in May 2017 BBC audiences were told that Hamas had abandoned “anti-Jewish language” with the publication of a new policy document.

“It also says Hamas’s struggle is not with Jews but with “occupying Zionist aggressors”. The 1988 charter was condemned for its anti-Jewish language.

The text is seen as an effort by Hamas, which rules Gaza, to soften its image.

“The document gives us a chance to connect with the outside world,” spokesman Fawzi Barhoum said.

“To the world, our message is: Hamas is not radical. We are a pragmatic and civilized movement. We do not hate the Jews. We only fight who occupies our lands and kills our people. […]

For years there has been criticism of Hamas over the language of its charter, in particular articles which were branded anti-Semitic.

The charter speaks of the need to fight “warmongering Jews” and cites a hadith – a report of what…

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Can’t cope with the pressure of international cricket? Put things in perspective by taking advice from Keith Miller

Point of Order

Psychologists, psychotherapists and what-have-you seem to be doing good business from helping players cope with something that – when all is said and done – is sport.

They are helping nerve-shattered fans, too, after the tense Cricket World Cup final between England and New Zealand, a game ultimately decided by the number of boundaries scored by each side.

On the strength of this, England won the cup.

Would the toss of a coin have been fairer?  Or should the title have been shared?

No matter.  The fact is a lot of Black Cap fans found their stress levels raised and the NZ Herald fretted:

“Kiwis have been left emotionally bruised today after New Zealand came just centimetres from winning the Cricket World Cup.”

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Is there an upper limit for #Fightfor15 logic for further pay rises? What if they are wrong?

If wages go up under the minimum wage increase but employment does not fall, where does the extra output and revenue come from to cover the greater payroll bill?

The next step in clicktivism

Heavy plastic bags and paper bags offset @EugenieSage’s #plasticbagfascism

Bill Nye Debates Richard Lindzen On Climate Change

Does @DomPost apply same gate keeping standard to GMOs opponents? Socialists? Recycling? Rent control?

Good to see the aged 100 plus are still active in political debate

Codename Garbo: The Greatest Deception of World War II

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