While rumors that a Palestinian mother and her children were deliberately killed have been discredited, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights claims that Abir Hiljeh's story proves the allegation. But their own documents don't support her story.
The brigade commander of the unit linked to alleged “wanton killings” in Gaza launched his own investigation after hearing of the charges. He spoke with actual eyewitnesses who said that the alleged killings did not take place.
Jimmy Carter noticeably toned down his rhetoric in his most recent book; but the text – an obvious attempt to sanitize Hamas’ hostility and violence – is still filled with errors of fact and marred by egregious omissions.
Israel claims nine terrorists and three civilians were killed by shells landing near an UNRWA school contradicting UNRWA testimony and media coverage that indicated 43 civilians were killed.
UNRWA officials, John Ging (left) and Chris Gunness helped perpetuate the false story that Israel had shelled the Fakhoury UNRWA school in Gaza. Ging admits he knew none of the dead were on the school grounds.
The tragic story of Khaled Abed Rabbo and his three daughters – reportedly executed by an Israeli soldier – appears in many outlets. Yet, the numerous accounts are inconsistent and are contradicted by earlier Palestinian reports.
The Israeli army has published figures claiming 70 percent of the Palestinians killed in the Gaza fighting were combatants. This contradicts Palestinian claims that most of the dead were unarmed civilians. CAMERA's analysis found 3/4 of the fatalities were adult males.
The United Nations humanitarian chief seems unaware that Hamas cynically uses the Western media — and humanitarian officials — to spread the misinformation it disseminates for propaganda purposes.