CBC Reporter Produces Biased Coverage of Al-Aqsa Mosque Riots

In covering the recent Palestinian-Arab riots at the Al Aqsa Mosque on April 15, CBC News journalist Saša Petricic produced two reports from Washington, one for CBC The National and another for CBC Radio, each of which featured this reporter’s opinion disguised as news and which contained misleading accounts of casualty figures in recent weeks. […]

In Globe Op-Ed, Diana Buttu Makes Unsubstantiated Claim That Israeli Police Fired Live Ammo On Muslim Worshipers At Al Aqsa Mosque

Today, in an op-ed prominently published in the Globe and Mail, Dianu Buttu (pictured right), a Palestinian-Canadian lawyer based in Haifa who previously worked as a legal adviser to the Palestinian Authority, made the following inflammatory and unsubstantiated allegation (emphasis added): As protests against this policy intensified, Mr. Netanyahu further inflamed the situation, allowing Israeli […]

CBC Retracts Claim that Israel Killed 23 Syrian Demonstrators After HRC Complaint

On March 30, CBC.ca published an article entitled: “Israel seals off West Bank for Land Day protests” which erroneously claimed that in the Summer of 2011, that "Israeli troops killed 23 (Syrian) demonstrators…" Please see our screen grab immediately below from your reference: Contrary to this statement, Israel contends that its forces only killed 13 demonstrators who tried to […]