CAMERA prompts correction of a Jewish Telegraphic Agency article which incorrectly reported that convicted terrorist Bassam Al-Sayeh died in an Israeli prison. In fact, Al-Sayeh, who suffered from cancer, died in an Israeli hospital.
CAMERA prompts correction of a letter-to-the-editor by Eitan Peled, former programming director for SJP at UCLA, for his false claim that there are "hundreds of Palestinian children in Israeli military prisons." No Palestinians, minors or otherwise, are held in Israeli military prisons.
UPDATED: CAMERA prompts a correction after The Times' Nellie Bowles called the well-documented Palestinian Authority payments to terrorists' families a "far-right conspiracy." PA officials acknowledge the payments, states the correction. "[T]hat is not a conspiracy theory."
After hearing from CAMERA, Vice News corrects one aspect of an article about an Israeli bill to sentence children under 14 to jail, but errors and distortions still abound.
CAMERA's Israel office prompts correction of a Haaretz editorial which falsely stated that Israeli Justice Minister Ayalet Shaked's bill calls for jailing 12-year-olds. Editors have yet to correct a headline and Op-Ed.
Following communication from CAMERA, Reuters corrects an article which stated yesterday that 5,442 Palestinians are held in administrative detention. The actual figure is less than 400.
Following communication from CAMERA, Ha'aretz today corrects an article which had downgraded the life sentences of Palestinian prisoners. But a page-one photo caption also today whitewashes the murders carried out by the prisoners.
CiF Watch, a CAMERA affiliate, has prompted correction of a Guardian article which had downplayed the crime of a Palestinian prisoner whose sperm was reportedly smuggled out of an Israeli jail.
Ha'aretz clarifies that Israeli officials were shocked by Samer Issawi's comparison of himself to Holocaust victims. They did not, as stated in the English edition, agree with it. How long will anonymous translators continue to invent with impunity?
Ha'aretz corrects online the latest example of "Lost in Translation." The English edition, though not the original Hebrew, wrongly stated today that 477 Palestinian prisoners were released in the Shalit deal. The actual figure is 1,027.