CBC Orders Staff Not to Call Hamas Terrorists “Terrorists”

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George Achi, the director of journalistic standards at CBC News, ordered staff to not call the Palestinian Hamas terrorists “terrorists.”

Canada listed Hamas as a terrorist entity on Nov. 27, 2002, and reviewed that listing on June 4, 2021. Regardless, an internal Canadian Broadcasting Corporation memo directs CBC reporters not to refer to Hamas attackers as terrorists.

StopAntisemitism released what appeared to be a memo from George Achi, director of journalistic standards at CBC News, telling reporters not to say that the “occupation” of the “Gaza strip” ended in 2005. “Israel has maintained control over airspace, seafront, and virtually all movement into or out of the area,” per the apparent CBC memo.

“Do not refer to militants, soldiers, or anyone else as ‘terrorists.’ The notion of terrorism remains heavily politicized and is part of the story,” the memo added.

The CBC is considered reputable, and a site like mine that tells the truth is shadow banned.

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada – August 8, 2020: CBC Radio-Canada office building entrance at CBC Ottawa Broadcast Centre in Ottawa. CBC/Radio-Canada is Canada’s national public broadcaster.
THE MEMO

We keep hearing about Israel’s blockade of Gaza, but Egypt also blockades Gaza to protect its citizens.

And Israel hasn’t occupied Gaza since 2005.

The BBC called the massacre a “conflict.” Slaughtering innocent, defenseless civilians is not a conflict. It’s a war crime. Taking innocent people as hostages is a war crime. Firing at hospitals is a war crime. Raping men and women and putting toddlers in cages is a war crime.

The US fact-checkers are all lying leftists. Take Media Bias Fact Check as an example.

The fool at Media Bias Fact Check wrote the following:
  • Overall, we rate CBC Left-Center Biased based on editorial positions that lean slightly left and High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record.

Detailed Record

Bias Rating: LEFT-CENTER
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Country: Canada
MBFC’s Country Freedom Rating: EXCELLENT
Media Type: TV Station
Traffic/Popularity: High Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY

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