Opinion Analysis

Wednesday 25 April 2018

Richard Humphreys: Surely Israel isn't the planet's worst human rights offender?

When I heard that Trocaire had prepared an online educational resource for secondary schools on the Israel-Palestine question, I didn't exactly sit up and take notice at first. I'm sure it can't be too bad, I thought.

But my worries began when I looked more closely at the Palestinian flag on the front page. Not a good start in terms of balance.

Inside, the pack features two stories of a boy and a girl, each giving an account of hardship and suffering. A perfect opportunity to hear from each side?

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