HRC Prompts CBC Correction: Kidnapped Israeli Teens Were Not Heading "Home to Their Settlements"

June 16, 2014

In a CBC.ca report on June 15, CBC incorrectly reported that the 3 kidnapped Israeli teens were hitchhiking home “to their settlements”. See screen grab below:

However, one of the teens, Eyal Yifrach, hails from Elad near Petach Tikvah, and another, Naftali Frenkel, lives in Nof Ayalon near Modi’in. Neither of these towns are settlements. Only Gilad Shaar lives in the settlement of Talmon.

HRC contacted CBC which promptly issued the following correction:

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