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January 12, 2015

BBC's Tim Willcox in Paris: A New Low

Cross post from BBC Watch, a CAMERA affiliate

BBC News coverage of the rally in Paris on January 11th included the clip below in which Tim Willcox interrupts an interviewee talking about the recent antisemitic attacks in France to inform her – forty-eight hours after four Jewish hostages had been murdered in a terror attack on a kosher supermarket – that:

Many critics of Israel’s policy would suggest that the Palestinians suffer hugely at Jewish hands as well.

He then goes on to lecture her:

But you understand; everything is seen from different perspectives.

The EUMC Working Definition of Antisemitism includes the following:

Readers no doubt recall that just two months ago, Willcox made use of the age-old stereotype of ‘rich Jews’ and failed to challenge the ‘Jewish lobby’ trope in a programme he was hosting.

Related Articles:

More BBC promotion of the ‘Jewish lobby’ trope

BBC doubles down on presenter’s ‘mansion tax’ comment

-- Hadar Sela

Posted by TS at January 12, 2015 04:04 AM

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