Robert Fisk: Why bombing Ashkelon is the most tragic irony

Robert Fisk once again tells it like it is, he and a handful of other principled and fearless journalists are a credit to their profession.

Robert Fisk: Why bombing Ashkelon is the most tragic irony

Tuesday, 30 December 2008

“How easy it is to snap off the history of the Palestinians, to delete the narrative of their tragedy, to avoid a grotesque irony about Gaza which ? in any other conflict ? journalists would be writing about in their first reports: that the original, legal owners of the Israeli land on which Hamas rockets are detonating live in Gaza.”

The remainder of this piece can be read on the Independent Newspaper’s website.

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