BBC Apologizes for Racist

Headline on Jerusalem Attack


The BBC has apologized for a racist headline that erased the Jewish victim of Friday's Jerusalem terror attack.

Even though border policewoman Hadas Malka was killed in the attack, the BBC chose not to mention her or the fact that the incident was a terror attack.

It's headline read, "Three Palestinians killed after deadly stabbing in Jerusalem."

The headline received immediate condemnation from the Israeli ambassador to Britain and President Trump's son Donald Trump Jr., who tweeted,

You mean after they stabbed a female Israeli police officer to death... right? This is as close to being misleading as possible.

The BBC quickly backtracked, stating,

We accept that our original headline did not appropriately reflect the nature of the events and subsequently changed it. Whilst there was no intention to mislead our audiences, we regret any offense caused.

The headline was changed to acknowledge the Jewish victim of the attack.

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