Gilad Shalit

  • October 19, 2011: Retraction: Radio-Canada retracts a statement it made claiming that Gilad Shalit was abducted in Gaza while manning a tank unit, whereas in reality, he was captured in soverign Israeli territory while manning an army post.
  • CBC Radio, Feb 19 2009: “Gilad Shalit was captured during an Israeli raid into Gaza in 2006.” Correction issued “He was captured by Gaza militants during a raid on an Israeli army post.”
  • Toronto Star, June 27 2007: “Israel has agreed in principle to free some Palestinian prisoners in exchange for the release of Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, but no deal has been reached on the number or identities of the Palestinians who would be freed. Incorrect information appeared in a June 26 article that included information about Shalit, captured last summer by Palestinian militants. The Star regrets the error.” Correction issued.
  • Globe and Mail, June 27 2007, “Corporal Gilad Shalit was kidnapped one year ago from inside Israel, according to reports. Incorrect information appeared in a front-page photo caption yesterday.” Correction issued.