August 11, 2016
Google wipes Palestine off its maps
Tele Sur - Google's decision to wipe Palestine from its map app and portray the occupied territories as Israel sparks online protest campaign. Journalists and activists have excoriated Google for wiping Palestine completely off its map app, depicting the entire occupied Palestinian territories as part of the state of Israel. The Palestinian Journalists’ Forum initiated an online campaign to pressure the internet giant to reconsider its stance.