Just got my New York Times from the driveway and slid it out of its sleek blue bag. Can’t find a word about the Freedom Rides in Palestine yesterday. But this is on Page 8. Shocking:
Israeli Army May Need to Hit Gaza, General Says
By ISABEL KERSHNER
JERUSALEM — Israel’s military chief of staff warned Tuesday that the repeated rounds of escalated violence in the south would eventually require Israel to carry out another large-scale military operation in Hamas-controlled Gaza.
And this was the Associated Press story on the Freedom Rides yesterday. Not a word about Freedom Rides until the 7th paragraph. I am told that AP did better later in the afternoon. But this piece referred repeatedly to “travel restrictions” and said they were an answer to Israeli security concerns.
Palestinian activists arrested on Israeli bus
By DIAA HADID
The Associated Press
HIZMA CHECKPOINT, West Bank — Six Palestinian activists, clutching national flags and surrounded by dozens of reporters, were dragged off an Israeli bus they planned to ride into Jerusalem after a standoff with police Tuesday.
And segregation is dealt with in euphemism:
hoping to draw attention to what they call discriminatory measures in the West Bank, particularly travel restrictions.