Even as international media outlets answered the call to improve coverage of Palestinian fatalities by noting that those killed by Israeli fire in Jenin last week were confirmed combatants, Israeli daily Haaretz failed to update its English and Hebrew-language reports with this highly relevant information.
News database searches indicate that not one single mainstream Western media outlet reported on the explosives lab and 15 primed bombs destroyed by Israeli forces in Balata refugee camp.
Even while covering a Palestinian rocket attack on an Israeli community, Agence France Presse demonstrates a steadfast propensity for whitewashing Palestinian violence against Israeli civilians.
As Jewish mourning for the destroyed Temples endures, so too does media misreporting distancing the Jewish people from their most sacred site.
Associated Press has yet to report that at least 10 out of the 12 Palestinian fatalities in Jenin were confirmed members of Palestinian terror organizations. AFP shifts from concealing those affiliations entirely to whitewashing the minors who were verified members of terror groups as merely "children."
CAMERA prompts correction of an AFP headline which falsely reported that “Gaza rulers Hamas display weapons for first time.” In fact, Hamas’ public displays of weapons are a frequent affair in the Gaza Strip.
AFP reports that people shot people in the West Bank. Beyond that, the basics about the deadly terror attack in Eli, when Palestinian assailants gunned down four Israeli civilians, are rather fuzzy.
CAMERA Arabic prompts correction at Al Hurra after the U.S. news outlet republished an Arabic AFP article which failed to report that two Palestinian fatalities were members of Islamic Jihad, a designated terror group.
Ashraf Ibrahim, killed in a gunbattle with Israeli troops, was a Palestinian intelligence officer. He also moonlighted as a fighter with the Al Aqsa Martyrs Brigade, a designated terrorist organization affiliated with Fatah. News stories reported the former work while leaving out the latter.
Rather than correct an Arabic article which falsely depicted the undisputed archeological fact of the Jewish temple's presence on the Temple Mount as nothing more than a Jewish belief, AFP erased all mention of Judaism's connection to the site.