Agence France-Presse (AFP)

AFP Corrects Captions about Rockets “Reportedly” Fired from Gaza

CAMERA prompts corrections to Agence France Presse captions which had originally referred to rockets "reportedly fired from the Gaza Strip," as if origin of the punishing rocket attacks had yet to be confirmed. (In fact, Hamas had already claimed responsibility, an unusual step.)

AFP Corrects: Entebbe Hijackers Singled Out Jews

CAMERA again prompts correction of an AFP article which incorrectly stated that the Entebbe hijackers singled out Israelis, keeping them hostage. In fact, the Palestinian and German terrorists singled out Jews, both Israelis and non-Israelis.

AFP Corrects Inflated Figure For Displaced Palestinians

CAMERA prompts a quick AFP correction after the agency incorrectly reported that "millions" of Palestinians were displaced. The wire service failed, however, to correct the false statement that Hamas revised its founding charter, easing its stance on the destruction of Israel.

AFP Corrects Number of IDF Fatalities in Jenin

CAMERA's Israel office prompts correction of an AFP article which understated the number of Israeli soldiers killed in battles in Jenin in April 2002. The Daily Mail also corrects.

AFP Corrects: 3 Israelis Murdered in Halamish, Not 2

CAMERA prompts corrections to AFP photo captions today which incorrectly claimed that an assailant killed two Israelis in Halamish and which failed to identify the murderer as Palestinian. A Palestinian terrorist stabbed three members of the Salomon family to death.

AFP Adds Key Information on Arab Attacks in Jordan, Jerusalem

CAMERA prompts key AFP additions about attacks on Israelis. Jordanian authorities agreed with Israel that a Jordanian worker stabbed an Israeli. Also, Israel added new Temple Mount security measures following a deadly Arab attack on policemen.

AFP Amends Captions: Temple Mount Closures Follow Deadly Attacks

A series of AFP photo captions noted: "Israel took the highly unusual decision to close the Al-Aqsa mosque compound for Friday prayers, leading to anger from Muslims and Jordan." Only after communication from CAMERA did the agency add the reason for the closure and new security measures: a deadly attack by Israeli Arabs.