HRC Prompts Toronto Star To Issue Important Correction & Clarification Notices

Daniel Patrick Moynihan, former United States ambassador to the United Nations once famously observed that: “You are entitled to your opinion, but you are not entitled to your own facts.” This certainly holds true for newspaper columnists and letters to the editor published in newspaper broadsheets. Importantly, on March 27 and 31 respectively, HonestReporting Canada […]

Toronto Star Editorial Uncritically Accepts Hamas Propaganda On Rafah Fires, Just As Media Did With Hospital Bombing In October

Last October, Hamas and its affiliated channels loudly proclaimed that Israel had bombed a hospital in Gaza, killing 500 Palestinians inside. The unfounded allegation became international news instantly, leading to widespread condemnations from news media outlets and political leaders, including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Foreign Minister Melanie Joly. Before long, the accusation was proven […]

Syndicated Columnist Gwynne Dyer Attempts To Draw Moral Equivalence Between Israel And Hamas, A Genocidal Islamic Terrorist Group

If readers of London-based syndicated columnist Gwynne Dyer are looking to be entertained by his regular concoction of nonsensical anti-Israel propaganda and cockamamie conspiracy theories, then his latest screed will surely not disappoint. Dyer’s May 13 column entitled: “Thought experiment: buying the Palestinians out?,” which was published in The Hill Times, The Orangeville Citizen, The […]

HRC Published In The Calgary Herald: Gaza Toll Being Inflated

On May 18, HRC Assistant Director Robert Walker was published in The Calgary Herald, writing in response to a letter by Rita Wong, who falsely stated that “Our governments have witnessed the (Israeli) military massacre of more than 35,000 unarmed Palestinian refugees, almost half of whom are children” over the past 8 months. HRC rebuked her […]

Globe & Mail Commentator Rewrites History: Refers To Arab Invasion Of Israel In 1948 As A “Civil War” & Falsely Claims 70% Of Gazans Homes Have Been Destroyed

In his May 14 commentary in The Globe & Mail entitled: “For Palestinians, the disaster unfolding in Rafah triggers painful memories,” Raja Khoury, a noted pro-Palestinian activist, attempts to elicit sympathy from readers on the anniversary of Israel’s independence, and does so by shamelessly rewriting history to suit his ideological purposes. Khouri referred to the […]