CAMERA’s Israel office yesterday prompted correction of an Agence France Presse article which erroneously stated that Israel surrounds the Gaza Strip on three sides. The Oct. 24 article (1:53 am GMT), “Under Israel’s blockade, Gaza’s fishermen struggle for a catch,” had erred:
For Gaza, fenced in from three sides by Israel since Hamas Islamists took power in 2007, the open sea seems to offer the promise of freedom . . . (Emphasis added.)
— Tamar Sternthal (@TamarSternthal) October 24, 2021
For Gaza, fenced in by Israel and Egypt, and where Hamas Islamists took power in 2007, the open sea seems to offer the promise of freedom — but it is deceptive.