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Canadian Press Issues Correction Following HRC Complaint

by Mike Fegelman

A February 19th Canadian Press report erroneously stated that the Turkish Ship known as the Mavi Marmara operated by ardent anti-Israel activists whose aim it was to break Israel’s legal naval blockade of Gaza was simply “delivering supplies to the Gaza Strip.” 

Canadian Press issued the following correction following HonestReporting Canada’s complaint: 
“The Canadian Press reported in a story Feb. 19 that a ship boarded by Israeli soldiers last year was delivering supplies to the Gaza Strip. The story should have reported that the Israeli government says the ship, the Mavi Marmara, did not carry humanitarian aid but was part of a flotilla that did.”

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