German broadcaster obliges journalists to respect existence of Israel

20-09-2022

Central Europe

CNE.news

Headquarters of international broadcaster Deutsche Welle in Bonn, Germany. Photo AFP, Ina Fassbender

The German news broadcaster Deutsche Welle has added the "right to existence of the state Israel" to the internal guidelines for journalists. This became necessary after the labour courts had decided that the general policy of anti-discrimination was not enough to fire people.