Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas was in London recently.
Did anyone know? Did western media care?
No. Not until reports appeared that Jewish community leaders cancelled a meeting with him after intervention by Israeli PM Netanyahu’s office and Israel’s embassy in London, and Palestinian legislator Hanan Ashrawi condemned the move as “seeking to suppress and manipulate Jewish public opinion”.
It was also typical of Netanyahu’s “persistent efforts” to prevent dialogue, she said, according to Ma’an News. Continue reading