Toronto Star Headline Implicitly Casts Doubt About Palestinian Terror Attack

Update: January 14, 2021: Following HRC’s conveying our concerns to Toronto Star editors about this report, the myopic headline has since been amended to remove the word “alleged” when describing the Palestinian terror shooting attack. Original Alert: December 22, 2020: Israeli police say a Palestinian terrorist fired at officers in Jerusalem’s Old City on December […]

The Daily Brief – Today’s News And Views About Israel & The Mideast – March 7

CBC News reports that “Israeli police say a Palestinian militant has been killed in a shootout with Israeli forces in the West Bank. Basil al-Araj, 31, headed a group planning attacks against Israeli targets and collected weapons for the group, police say. He was detained by Palestinian forces last year for about a month.” An […]

Success! HRC Prompts CBC Correction of Headline that Concealed Palestinian Terror

In the backdrop of the current unrelenting wave of Palestinian terror attacks that saw the murder of an American tourist and injuries of dozens of Israelis, yesterday morning (March 9), CBC News published an article to its widely read website which featured a headline (“Police kill 2 Palestinians in Jerusalem gun attack”) which portrayed Palestinian […]