PALESTINIAN MEDIA WATCH
The birth and spread of a new anti-Israel libel: The claim that Israel destroyed a COVID-19 testing center in Hebron is false!
by Maurice Hirsch, Adv.
July 23, 2020
Whether you attribute the quote to Mark Twain, Winston Churchill or Jonathan Swift, the fact is that “A lie can get halfway around the world before the truth can even get its boots on.” This age old adage took on new life when a lie invented by Palestinian sources spread like wild fire around the globe. In recent days, Israel destroyed a structure erected without a building permit. The structure, according to the original story of its owner, “was built to establish an exhibition hall for cars.” Manipulating sensitivity to the global pandemic, Palestinian sources, and their eager supporters, spread the libel that Israel had deliberately destroyed a COVID-19 testing center on the outskirts of Hebron, a hotspot for COVID-19 cases. READ MORE