CAMERA prompts correction of an AFP headline which falsely reported that “Gaza rulers Hamas display weapons for first time.” In fact, Hamas’ public displays of weapons are a frequent affair in the Gaza Strip.
While Times of Israel and BBC Arabic commendably improved their respective articles after initially failing to report that slain Palestinian teen Jibril Muhammad Ladaa was a Hamas fighter, Haaretz, Reuters and AFP have yet to add the key information.
Two flags are plainly visible in an AP photograph: Hamas' green flag and the Palestinian flag. So why did the news agency initially cite the Palestinian flag, ignoring the equally prominent flag of the terror organization?
CAMERA's video shows footage of Alareer's classroom incitement. As a result of our research and outreach to New York Times editors, the newspaper published an editors' note effectively retracting their piece on the bigoted bridge-builder.
While both AP and Reuters carried headlines and first paragraphs identifying the assailant in today's fatal shooting attack in Jerusalem as Palestinian, AFP had concealed that basic information.
Bloomberg reverses cause and effect by telling readers that Hamas suicide bombings and rocket attacks were a response to Israel's attempts to stop Hamas suicide bombings and rocket attacks.
The death today of Osama Dueij, fatally wounded during violent clashes at the Israel-Gaza border, made big news. His status as a fighter belonging to Hamas' military wing, a designated terror group, made less news.
No, those cross-border Hamas tunnels into Israel aren't for "smuggling." Sébastien Roblin, a reporter specializing in international affairs, security and military history, also significantly overstates the territory's unemployment rate.
CAMERA has called on NPR to acknowledge Hamas’s arson attacks in the headline, to amend as passage suggesting uncertainty about the purpose of the Israeli counterstrikes, and to correct a straightforward chronological error that wrongly claims the arson attacks were a response to an earlier march.
CAMERA prompt corrections at Deutsche Welle, in both English and German, of an article which erroneously stated that many Hamas members, including senior leader Ismail Haniyeh, accept the two-state solution. The position of Haniyeh and Hamas is Palestine "from the river to the sea," meaning no Israel.