Israel has discovered that it’s no longer so easy to get away with murder in the age of social media ~ MIRA BAR HILLEL, The Independent.
All you now need is a mobile phone and a Twitter account to hold power to account, and help change history.
It used to be said that a lie goes twice around the world before the truth has put its shoes on. Not any more. I arrived in Israel on Christmas Eve 2008, the date chosen by Israel to launch Operation Cast Lead, an attack to end all attacks on Gaza.
The tanks rolled in, killing over 1,300 people, many of them women and children, and reducing their homes, schools and hospitals to rubble. But all I heard from the media was that some Israelis were very, very scared because a few primitive rockets were being sent from Gaza into southern Israel.
Reporters were not allowed…
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