Friday, January 4, 2013

New York Times on reporting crime: Israeli police should not disclose that rapist of elderly Israeli woman was illegal Eritrean migrant

The border fence is complete and African infiltration of Israel has stopped. Yet in some areas, where the presence of illegal migrants is still a burden, the fear is real — and easy to exploit. The judge criticized the police for stoking such worries by withholding the story from the public for 10 days and then disclosing, for no apparent reason, that the suspect was Eritrean
Idiotic article here. Even the NYT commenters are mildly perturbed.