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April 20, 2005

AP: Israeli Politicians Exploit Holocaust

The Associated Press objectively covered the ceremonies commemorating the 60th anniversary liberation of the German concentration camp, Bergen-Belsen.

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AP caption: Unidentified survivors of the Bergen-Belsen Nazi concentration camp and other guests take part in a commemoration service held in the former camp in Bergen-Belsen, northern Germany, on Sunday, April 17, 2005. Some 70,000 people lost their lives in the camp. Ceremonies at Bergen-Belsen mark the 60th anniversary of its liberation by British troops in 1945. (AP Photo/Fabian Bimmer)

But days earlier the wire service found it perfectly acceptable to include in a news story the derogatory editorialization that Israeli politicians exploit the memory of the Holocaust to justify its actions against Palestinians.

Posted by GI at April 20, 2005 12:08 PM