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UK Paper Outdoes Itself; Says Israel Worst Place for Xtians on Xmas — Ahead of Syria and Iraq


It sometimes seems as if the UK media truly can’t help themselves. Not only do news sites fail to acknowledge the undeniable truth that Israel is the only state in the Middle East that fiercely protects the rights of their Christian population, but they also insist — every holiday season — on repeating false narratives suggesting that Christmas celebrations in Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus Christ, are hampered by “the occupation.”

However, some UK news sites go even further, and suggest that Israel is actually oppressing its Christian population.

One of the more egregious examples of this entirely erroneous claim can be found in the British tabloid Daily Express in a report published on December 26.

Remarkably, Israel is atop their list of worst places to be Christian this Christmas, ahead of Syria, Iraq, North Korea, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Indonesia, Sudan, Yemen, Somalia and Gambia.

To see the absurdity of their decision to include Israel on the list at all, note how the worst persecution they could find “in Israel” is Christians being told (by the Palestinian Authority, let’s remember) to “tone down their Christmas celebrations.” In Syria and Iraq, on the other hand, Christians face “abduction, torture


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