Halim writes in over the Guardian’s blatantly biased language in its coverage a week ago:
“Palestinians claim 1,400 were killed, mostly civilians; Israel counted 1,166 dead, the majority of them combatants.”
“Palestinians claim 1,400 people, mostly civilians, were killed in the three-week offensive. Israel counted 1,166 dead, the majority combatants. Israel insists it acted in self-defence against Hamas rocket attacks from Gaza.”
Note: Ian Black’s son reportedly serves in the Israeli military. Readers might want to ask Guardian editors if this is true, and if it does not constitute a conflict of interest.