CAMERA staff elicited a correction from the Los Angeles Times today that Nahariya, the northern Israeli town where Samir Kuntar carried out a terrorist attack in 1979, is not a Jewish settlement. Beyond the factual error, Tempest's article was extremely one-sided, drawing a sympathetic, emotive picture of the "plight" of Samir Kuntar and his family, while completely ignoring that of his victims.
UPDATED: CAMERA prompts a correction after The Times' Nellie Bowles called the well-documented Palestinian Authority payments to terrorists' families a "far-right conspiracy." PA officials acknowledge the payments, states the correction. "[T]hat is not a conspiracy theory."
Following communication from CAMERA, Reuters corrects an article which stated yesterday that 5,442 Palestinians are held in administrative detention. The actual figure is less than 400.
Following communication from CAMERA, Ha'aretz today corrects an article which had downgraded the life sentences of Palestinian prisoners. But a page-one photo caption also today whitewashes the murders carried out by the prisoners.
CiF Watch, a CAMERA affiliate, has prompted correction of a Guardian article which had downplayed the crime of a Palestinian prisoner whose sperm was reportedly smuggled out of an Israeli jail.
Ha'aretz clarifies that Israeli officials were shocked by Samer Issawi's comparison of himself to Holocaust victims. They did not, as stated in the English edition, agree with it. How long will anonymous translators continue to invent with impunity?
Ha'aretz corrects online the latest example of "Lost in Translation." The English edition, though not the original Hebrew, wrongly stated today that 477 Palestinian prisoners were released in the Shalit deal. The actual figure is 1,027.
After communication with CAMERA, the Associated Press revised a photo caption which grossly understated the terror acts and which severely exaggerated the prison sentence of Hamuda Saleh, one of the prisoners released last week.
The Associated Press changed inaccurate coverage today stating that the Justice Ministry did not elaborate on the "mistakes, groundless claims and inaccuracies" said to be in a B'Tselem-Hamoked report alleging Israel's use of torture.
An AP article on Friday by Ali Daraghmeh misreported Israel's criteria for releasing Palestinian prisoners as stricter than they actually were. CAMERA staff intervened that day, leading to a corrected, updated version which was sent out to newspapers around the world. The error and corrected version follow: