Fresh From the Archives: Late British MP Accuses BBC of Pro-Israel Bias

Raging Bull-shit

In 2007, during Israeli’s last blanket bombardment of Gaza, the unusually principled Labour MP Tony Benn, who passed away in March this year, launched a scathing on-air attack on the BBC’s lack of impartiality on the Israel-Palestine conflict.

In footage of the interview posted below, he accuses the BBC of capitualating to the Israeli Government by refusing to air an appeal for the Gazan people by the Disaster Emergency Commitee (DEC). He then broadcasts the DEC’s address himself, twice, much to the consternation of the interviewer.

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