Haaretz's opinion editors gave a pass to Odeh Bisharat's odious falsehoods which undermine Israel's legitimacy, including the fabrication that Arabs owned "most of the territory" of Palestine, and that Ben-Gurion's territorial greed supposedly caused the 1948 war.
The Associated Press, which boasts "world-class journalism" and "global expertise," has been embroiled in a number of recent gaffes in its coverage of Israel and the Palestinians. The latest is a series of captions yesterday which misplaced the U.S. Embassy, moved to Jerusalem in 2018 amid great fanfare and controversy, back in Tel Aviv.
Haaretz's Shany Littman describes a "violent attack by rightists" against then Balad activist Yael Lerer at a 2013 panel at Netanya Academic College. "It was almost a lynching," Lerer claims, but her own videos of the incident tell a very different story.
Haaretz's English edition adopts the false canard that Israel closed its courts, and also introduces new blatant falsehoods, claiming the closure of the Knesset and the curtailing of Internet use.
Update: CAMERA prompts correction after Haaretz falsely reports that Israel's Shin Bet is monitoring citizens' cellphone conversations in a bid to stem coronavirus spread. The security service is tracking the location of phones -- not conversations.
CAMERA prompts correction after Haaretz wrongly reported that Palestinians wishing to enter and exit the territory via Egypt require Israeli approval.
For Israel's Memorial Day, Haaretz's Gideon Levy offers life support to the thoroughly expired Tantura "massacre" fallacy, insisting on a cover up of the "contentious version" whereby Haganah soldiers allegedly carried out a war crime.
"Umm Forat," an anonymous Jewish Israeli woman married to a Palestinian and living in Ramallah, falsely alleged a "ban on Palestinians entering Israeli settlements." Prior to the Palestinian Authority order last month meant to counter the spread of coronavirus, some 25,000 Palestinians worked in the settlements.
Zvi Bar'el reports as fact Hezbollah's disputed, unproven accusation that former SLA-member Amer Fakhoury is the "butcher" responsible for mass murder and torture at Lebanon's Khiyam prison years ago. The Haaretz reporter also bizarrely suggests that Fakhoury's case was a Republican issue, when in fact the fight for his release from Lebanon was completely bipartisan, headed up by Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (pictured).
In Haaretz, Odeh Bisharat completely fabricates, absurdly charging that the cyber surveillance tool that Israel is introducing to tackle the Coronavirus crisis is already in use on Israel's Arabs, 20 percent of the population.