The Lancet's Dr. Richard Hortons Editorial Fails Credibility Test: He must apologize and retract Gaza letter
Hortons editorial in this weeks Lancet marks another step towards ending the exploitation of this journal for demonizing Israel. At the same time, however, Horton failed to retract or apologize for his own central responsibility for the mendacious An Open Letter for the People of Gaza in July 2014.
On August 18, 2014, the Russell Tribunal on Palestine (RToP) announced an Extraordinary session on Israels Crimes in Gaza during Operation Protective Edge.
NGO Monitors research demonstrates that, under Richard Hortons editorship, The Lancet has become a platform for intense political propaganda, particularly targeting Israel.
Gerald Steinberg claims that those who use their professional status and prestige to promote anti-Semitism and support terrorism are dishonoring the Hippocratic oath they took, vowing to "never do harm."