While the United Nations would consider annexation "inadmissible," and regards settlements as "illegal," none of the post-war resolutions found Israel's capture of the West Bank and subsequent occupation to be "illegal."
CAMERA prompts a forthright, thorough correction after Deutsche Welle erroneously reported that UN Resolution 194 "guaranteed" the Palestinian "right of return." The General Assembly resolution is a suggestion, not a guarantee, conditions return on refugees willing to live at peace with their neighbors, and places return on equal footing with resettlement and compensation.
A New York Times story on UNRWA claims that the UN agency serves "hundreds of thousands" of Palestinians who fled or were expelled in 1948. In fact, no more than some 30,000 from the original refugees are still living.
CAMERA prompts correction after Reuters erroneously reported that Israel provides no paternity leave. New legislation passed in 2016 allows for a limited period of paternity leave.
Bloomberg errs, stating that Israel’s capture of the West Bank has "been ruled an illegal occupation in repeated UN resolutions.” While the UN has made clear that Israeli annexation of the West Bank would be “inadmissible,” no resolutions argued that the capture of the West Bank and subsequent occupation was unlawful.
CAMERA prompts correction of an NPR article which erroneously stated that UN Resolution 242 calls for an Israeli withdrawal from eastern Jerusalem. In fact, the resolution doesn't mention Jerusalem, and does not specify from which and how much territory Israel must withdraw.
CAMERA prompts correction of an AP article which wrongly identified the Holy See with a Palestinian proposal to have the Palestinian and Vatican flags raised at U.N. headquarters. In fact, the Holy See requested that any mention of the Vatican be removed.
CAMERA's Israel office has prompted a Ha'aretz correction today on a story in last week's print edition which wrongly stated that the United Nations recognized Palestine as a full-fledged member.
The San Francisco Chronicle claims to "strive for accuracy" and promises to "quickly correct errors or misleading statements." Yet its opinion pages serve as a haven for patently inaccurate anti-Israel allegations, and no corrections appear to be forthcoming.
As noted Sunday on CAMERA's blog Snapshots, UN adviser Hans Kí¼ng penned an Op-Ed in the weekend edition of the International Herald Tribune dispensing advice to the world on "How to prevent a clash of civilizations" partially based on a distortion of UN Resolution 242. CAMERA staff has prompted the following correction in today's edition clarifying the terms of the resolution: