Outrage has been growing online after Britain’s Sky News Middle East correspondent Mark Stone suggested Israeli policies and its “untenable occupation” were to blame for an increase in UK antisemitism, leading him to issue an apology that many rejected.
The ordeal began Tuesday after a father replied to a tweet of Stone’s by blasting the presenter’s Israel coverage while expressing concern about UK antisemitism, the media’s role in inciting it, and his Jewish children having to hide as a result.
“Not a threat purely an observation that we constantly see unbalanced reporting not just Sky but also BBC, ITV and Channel 4. This is resulting in such Jew hatred in the UK. My children have to hide who they are I’m not sure they have a future in this country it’s got that bad,” the father wrote.
Not a threat purely an observation that we constantly see