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HRC Secures Correction in the Globe and Mail

by Mike Fegelman

Yesterday, the Globe and Mail reported that an audio tape surfaced indicating that kidnapped Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit is still alive.

The article carried a photo with the following erroneous caption: ?Corporal Gilad Shalit was kidnapped one year ago in Gaza.?


Contrary to this statement, on June 25, 2006, Palestinian guerrillas tunnelled from Gaza into Israel proper and attacked an Israeli military base.  In the ensuing attack, 2 Israeli soldiers were killed and Gilad is believed to have been taken from Israel to Gaza where his whereabouts are currently unknown.

Today the Globe and Mail issued the following correction to remedy their error:




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