From today you can watch the Disaster Emergency Committee’s video appeal for aid in Gaza on MSN Video.
The video has become more than a request for donations, it has also become a news story since the BBC, later joined by Sky News, decided not to broadcast the appeal, citing concerns about editorial independence.
You can leave your views in the comments section on MSN Video or you can do so on this blog post by clicking the Add a comment below.
MSN UK’s coverage of the Middle East is based on the news feeds we receive and display, without editing, from independent providers. You can read the reports from Reuters, the Press Association and ITN in the World News section of the MSN News channel.
No matter how this issue is covered we always receive plenty of feedback from our users.
As usual, we have received comments from users on both sides. And, as usual, each side has suggested we are favouring the other.
Useful web links from Live Search
BBC’s Mark Thompson explains the corporation’s decision – BBC website:
Gaza Appeal: Sky’s Decision Explained – Sky News website:
Channel 4 statement on Gaza appeal (appears in a news report) – Channel Four website:
Disasters Emergency Committee website: