Sent: Thursday, June 20, 2002 11:12 PM
Subject: We need unbiased information.
June 20, 2002
It is our understanding that the CBC, as a national
public corporation, has a responsibility to provide the Canadian public with
fair unbiased reportinig of national as well as international news.
Nevertheless, we see regularly Mr Norman
Spector as a constant commentator on Middle East News. His
views are constantly biased in support of Israeli policies. His criticism of the
Palestinans and the Palestinian Authority never take any consideration of
Israeli continuing illegal occupation of
Palestinian territory and the atrocities committed by the Israeli army and the
illegal squatters [settlers] on Palestinian land.
Mr Spector is usually described as former Canadian ambassador
to Israel. I think it would be mor appropriate to describe him as ambassador
Surely, it is time to allow the Canadian public to hear a more
balanced view of this conflict, to which the public are fully
Ismail Zayid, M.D.