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HRC Secures Correction in the Saskatoon Star Phoenix

by Mike Fegelman

On Sat. December 22, the Saskatoon Star Phoenix carried a Reuters report which erroneously claimed that:

"Hamas regularly launches mortar bombs into Israel. Israel pulled troops and settlers out of Gaza in 2005 but still controls its borders."

Contrary to this statement, Israel has no control over the Gaza-Egypt border. As this Associated Press article in the International Herald Tribune clarifies:

?The Rafah terminal is operated by Egypt and the Palestinian security forces, without direct Israeli involvement."

HonestReporting Canada brought the error to the attention of editors at the Star Phoenix who promptly issued the following correction in today’s edition of the paper:




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