The BBC has side-stepped a complaint by UKLFI Chief Executive, Jonathan Turner, about Gary Lineker failing to correct misleading information in a Tweet extolling a terrorist. This contrasts with the BBC’s recent action in forcing Lineker to step aside from his role as a TV sports pundit for his Tweet
UK Lawyers for Israel (UKLFI) has requested a review of Ofcom’s assessment allowing Al Hiwar television to brand a terrorist murderer a “martyr”. Ofcom decided that it was acceptable for a media outlet to call the Hamas affiliated murderer of tour guide Eli Kay a ‘martyr’ on TV because the
UK Lawyers for Israel (UKLFI) has reported Al Hiwar TV station to Ofcom (the UK broadcasting regulator) for breaching its code by referring to the terrorist who murdered Eliyahu Kay as a “martyr”. UKLFI has also reported the Al Hiwar channel to the UK police, for breaching UK anti-terrorism legislation.