Arab Media Depicts U.S. Elections as Controlled by Israel, Jews

(ADL) Cartoons featured in major Arab newspapers continue to portray U.S. presidential candidates as being in the pocket of Jews and Israel, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) reported Monday. In a compilation of election-themed cartoons from the Muslim and Arab press, ADL highlighted the repeated demonization of Jews and Israel and the U.S.-Israel relationship, with offensive caricatures published in Egypt, Jordan, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and Syria. "For far too long, anti-Semitic cartoons have appeared in the Arab and Muslim press, often in countries where the press is tightly controlled by the government," said ADL National Director Abraham H. Foxman.

2012-10-25 00:00:00

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