BBC apologizes for anchor saying 'Israeli forces are happy to kill children'
July 14, 2023
(JTA) — The BBC has apologized for an on-air interview in which one of its anchors told former Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett that “Israeli forces are happy to kill children.”
The journalist, Anjana Gadgil, was interviewing Bennett on Tuesday about the Israel Defense Forces’ incursion this week into the Palestinian city of Jenin. Twelve Palestinians, including a number of children, and one Israeli were killed in the operation, which lasted two days.
Israel conducted the operation to root out terror cells in the city and maintains that all of the Palestinian dead, regardless...