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BBC euphamism: "Practitioners"

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Submitted by F. Katz (Canada), Dec 10, 2008 at 14:35

Apparently, it wasn't until the final day of the hostage-taking that the BBC finally acknowledged the possibility that a "Jewish centre may have been attacked" . . . they referred to the terrorists as "practitioners" (like medical doctors?) throughout the three-days of hate-mongering atrocities, never once beginning to acknowledge that tremendous local study of the Chabad house and preliminary planning must have occured for weeks in advance: it is a single, anonymous building, embedded within a conglomberation of buildings and inaccessible streets. They never reflected that Jews were particularly targeted here, while everyone else was randomly shot wherever they were in "western" venues (other than the Britons and Americans who were sought out.

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