The media is focusing much attention on Yasir Arafat's legacy. Many of the historical briefs and timelines being published whitewash his decades-long involvement in terrorism. Below is a timeline of some of the key events and terrorist acts associated with Arafat.
Attacks by Arabs against Jews in Israel pre-dates Israeli settlements, pre-dates Israel's so-called "occupation," and pre-dates the establishment of the State of Israel. On the 80th anniversary of brutal massacres in Hebron and Safed (Gregorian calendar), CAMERA documents the oft-neglected history of Arab violence in pre-state Palestine.
The HBO series, “Our Boys,” which interweaves truth with fiction, has become so mired in controversy that CAMERA has reviewed the complete 10-episode series and explains why there is so much controversy surrounding it.
The promotion of Julie Salamon’s new book – and subsequent media attention – about the 1985 Palestinian terrorist killing of Jewish American Leon Klinghoffer aboard a cruise ship – have served to mislead the public.
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 the correction of more than one dozen AFP captions which whitewashed Hamas terrorist Bassam al-Sayeh, erasing his conviction for his role in the October 2015 shooting murder of Rabbi Eitam and Naama Henkin in front of their four children. Editors commendably add the essential information and fix additional problematic elements of the captions.
A series of Agence France-Presse photo captions erase the crimes of Bassam al-Sayeh, convicted for his role in the 2015 murders of Rabbi Eitam and Naama Henkin. The captions, released in the wake of al-Sayeh's death, also ignore that he died from cancer, falsely implying that prison conditions were at fault.
The New York Times downplays Hamas war crimes, excusing its deadly rocket fire as an expression of "impatience" with Israeli bad behavior, suggesting it mistakenly kills Israeli civilians, and describing gunmen as mere demonstrators.
When political leaders talk of conversion therapy, killing Jews, or hanging gays, the New York Times seems to care less about the oppressed minorities and more about the nationality of the politicians.
A story in today’s New York Times refers to Hamas rocket fire into Israel and its imprisonment of two Israelis. But reporter David Halbfinger avoids telling readers that these are both violations of international law.
Eulogies have poured in following the death of former Egyptian president and Muslim Brotherhood leader, Mohammad Morsi. But, as CAMERA tells The Baltimore Sun, many press accounts have omitted the Brotherhood's twisted worldview.
CAMERA takes to the pages of the Philadelphia Inquirer to correct a misleading report, and to note that it is the Palestinian Authority, not Israel, which has continuously rejected peace.