Agence France-Presse (AFP)

AFP Corrects Photo Caption on Palestinian Refugee

An AFP correction today, prompted by CAMERA, underscores the media tendency to conflate approximately 600,000 Palestinians who fled or were expelled in 1948 with millions of their descendants.

AFP Clarifies: Temple Mount is Judaism’s Holiest Site

Though Agence France Presse's revision of an article yesterday was small — it involved just three letters — its significance was much greater. In response to communication from CAMERA, AFP clarifies that the Temple Mount is Judaism's holiest site.

AFP Removes Reference to Tel Aviv as Capital City

CAMERA prompts correction of an Agence France Presse wire service article which incorrectly identified Tel Aviv as a capital city. By correcting news agency errors the day they appear, CAMERA prevents misinformation from spreading to media outlets globally.

AFP Corrects Captions on Islam’s, Judaism’s Holiest Sites

CAMERA prompts correction of AFP captions which misidentified the holiest sites in two major religions. The Al-Aqsa mosque is the third holiest site in Islam, not the most sacred. The Temple Mount, not the Western Wall, is Judaism's most sacred site.

AFP Photo Captions Holy Wrong

AFP captions err on the most sacred sites for two of the major world religions:  Islam and Judaism. Other captions obscure Palestinian attacks, referring to "violence between Palestinians, Israeli forces and Jewish settlers."

AFP Corrects Caption: Bombed Gaza Site Was Hamas Base

CAMERA's Israel office prompts correction today of an AFP photo caption which omitted the essential fact that the pictured Gaza site, bombed during an Israeli airstrike, was a Hamas training camp.