HRC Prompts Toronto Star Correction: Majority of 200 Dead Palestinians Were Attackers

Did the efforts of Israeli civilians and security forces defending themselves against relentless Palestinian terror “cost the lives of more than 300 Palestinians”? Contrary to a Toronto Star article on May 7, this claim is demonstrably false. In an article entitled: “Israel needs new agenda, analyst says,” Star reporter Olivia Ward interviewed Israeli analyst Yossi […]

HRC Proclaims "Casualty Info (Was) Doctored" In Chronicle Herald Letter

In the Chronicle Herald on August 23, HRC Executive Director Mike Fegelman called out an anti-Israel activist for using grossly distorted Palestinian casualty figures when claiming all dead Palestinians were “civilians”. See the letter in full below: Chronicle Herald: Mike Fegelman: “Casualty Info Doctored” (August 23, 2014)Re: “Opposition tries to save face over Gaza” (Aug. […]

Fake Pallywood Images Dominate Social Media

According to the BBC, many of the photographs being circulated on social media about the recent conflict between Hamas and Israel, with the majority claimed to be from Gaza, are actually from years ago and are from conflicts in Syria and Iraq, Ynet News reports. A significant part of any battle nowadays is waged in […]

BBC Admits it Failed on Coverage of Itamar Massacre

The BBC’s outgoing director-general admitted that the media outlet erred in its lack of coverage of last year’s Itamar massacre, which took the lives of five members of the Fogel family. In March 2011, Palestinians Hakim Awad and his cousin Amjad Awad entered the West Bank settlement of Itamar andbrutally stabbed to death five members […]