MRN Media Statement: Boston Bombings

MRN Media Statement: Boston Bombings

The Media Review Network deplores bombings in Boston and expresses our shock and outrage that untested allegations blaming “Islamists” have emerged without any shred of evidence. We find it equally reprehensible that a number of mainstream Western media...
‘Kill all Muslims’: ‘Sarcastic’ tweet

‘Kill all Muslims’: ‘Sarcastic’ tweet

A right-wing media pundit from the United States has called for all Muslims to be killed in a ‘sarcastic’ tweet made in response to the Boston Marathon bombings. Erik Rush, a regular on Fox News, appeared to attribute blame to Islamic extremists following yesterday’s...
Human Rights: Boston Bombings

Human Rights: Boston Bombings

At first I thought I should not comment on the Boston bombings as it is obvious that we in Palestine, under siege and regular bombardment would clearly sympathize. But then I saw the usual pundits on mainstream media trying to spin the tragedy to serve racism. (By...
Boston: Tragedy & Confusion over Terrorism

Boston: Tragedy & Confusion over Terrorism

Shortly after the 1979 Islamic Revolution in Iran toppled America’s favoured client state along with the peacock throne that its despot the Shah of Iran occupied, perpetrators of political violence were increasingly being described as ‘terrorists’. In 1980 the...
The Demonization of Richard Falk

The Demonization of Richard Falk

The Zionist organization UN Watch has cited a commentary by Professor Richard Falk on the Boston bombings in a letter to U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon demanding that that Prof. Falk be reprimanded for it. Prof. Falk, who serves as the United Nations Special...