Excessive Force

Charges of IDF “Wanton Killing” Crumble

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.

Myths and Facts about the Fighting in Gaza

Myths about the fighting in Gaza multiply everyday. For example, Rashid Khalidi in a New York Times op-ed provided multiple examples of Gaza myths in an article purporting to do the opposite. (updated Jan. 19)

Philadelphia Inquirer Deceives By Omission

The newspaper relays that a Palestinian boy was playing soccer when he was injured by an Israeli tank shell, leaving readers to believe the Israelis targeted sport-playing children — but the omitted details show otherwise.

False Israeli “Massacre” Story Resurrected

 A documentary on Israeli state TV has triggered a new furor over a debunked charge the IDF massacred POW's during the 6 Day War. In reality, the IDF treated wounded POW's.

False Claim by Abbas Goes Unchallenged

Before the latest cease-fire, Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas was quoted without challenge saying that since the summer,"thousands of [Gazan] homes have been destroyed." But is this true?