Gaza Strip

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.

AFP Sets Record Straight on Gaza Flooding

Following communication from CAMERA, AFP retracts its video claiming that a "Gaza village flooded as Israel opens dam gates," and publishes a comprehensive article on the "shattering" of a "Palestinian myth."

AFP Lies, Dam Lies and Floods

AFP has trouble passing up on a juicy story, however flimsy, accusing Israel of wrongdoing. The latest accuses Israel of flooding Gaza by opening dams. Only, there are no dams that can be opened in southern Israel.

Update: AFP's video has been pulled from websites; still no correction.

NYT Corrects: Israel Didn’t Block Installation of Scanner

CAMERA's Israel office prompts correction of a New York Times article which erroneously reported that Israel blocked the installation of a scanner meant for Gaza exports. In fact, it was installed weeks ago and is already in use.

CAMERA Prompts Ha’aretz Correction on Gaza Imports

CAMERA withdraws a complaint from the Israel Press Council after Ha'aretz corrects an article which had wrongly reported that Israel barred concrete and steel from entering the Gaza Strip for the last six years.

CAMERA Prompts Corrections on Gideon Levy Column

In response to communication from CAMERA, Ha'aretz today commendably corrects, in Hebrew and English, Gideon Levy's false claim that according to Amnesty International "only 92 Palestinian fighters" were killed in Cast Lead.

Ha’aretz Corrects E-1, Gaza Errors

Following Presspectiva's complaint to the Israel Press Council, Ha'aretz today runs two corrections. One article wrongly stated that Israel violated a High Court injunction by evacuating Palestinian protesters. Another blamed Israel for a Gazan's death, though the IDF denied involvement.

Christian Science Monitor Corrects Three Errors in Op-Ed

CAMERA staff elicited Christian Science Monitor corrections of an Op-Ed claiming Israel banned construction materials from entering Gaza for years and asserting Israeli control of the Egyptian border with Gaza.

Updated: NPR Broadcasts Gaza Import Correction

After initially issuing only an online clarification regarding an "All Things Considered" broadcast which erred about the import of building materials into Gaza, NPR agreed with CAMERA that an on-air correction was needed. The follow-up was immediate.