Ben White (freelance writer)

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Template:About Ben White is a British journalist and writer, known for his focus on the Arab–Israeli conflict.[1]Template:Primary source inline


White has written for print and online media, and has authored two books about the Israel-Palestine conflict: Israeli Apartheid: A Beginner’s Guide and Palestinians in Israel: Segregation, Discrimination and Democracy.[no citations needed here]. His opinion pieces have appeared in such publications as The GuardianTemplate:'s Comment is Free blog, Al Jazeera, The Electronic Intifada, New Statesman, The Christian Science Monitor, and the Washington Report on Middle East Affairs.[2][no citations needed here]


Marcus Dysch in The Jewish Chronicle has called White an "anti-Israel campaigner",[3] and Jonny Paul, in The Jerusalem Post, called him an "anti-Israel activist".[4]

White was criticised[5][6] after the CounterPunch website published an article in which White acknowledged that he could "understand" why people are anti-Semitic because of the "state of Israel, its ideology of racial supremacy and its subsequent crimes committed against the Palestinians". He concluded the article by commenting, "'I can understand very well that some people are unpleasant towards Jews.' I do not agree with them, but I can understand".[7]Template:Primary source inline


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