- August 22, 2018: HRC Prompts CBC Clarification: Gaza Blockade Meant to Thwart Arms Shipments to Hamas
- July 28, 2018: In response to an Honest Reporting Canada complaint, CBC News tacitly acknowledged that a CBC Radio report should have mentioned Palestinian attacks and provocations that prompted Israeli air strikes.
- July 23, 2018: Subsequent to HRC’s complaint, Globe and Mail removed headline which claimed that “Israeli fire kills four Palestinians as troops shot at on Gaza border”
- June 25, 2018: CBC amends article on flotilla to Gaza to now state: “Israel says the naval blockade is legal and was set up to intercept the shipment of arms to Gaza.”
- April 17, 2018: HRC Prompts Toronto Star “Clarification” on Palestinian Casualties at Gaza Border Riots
- CBC Online: May 12, 2016: Correction: “A previous version of this story said that about two-thirds of the Palestinians killed in the 2014 summer war were civilians. In fact, that figure is in dispute. The story has been updated to reflect that fact.”
- June 29, 2015: Vancouver Sun: Thanks to HRC’s intervention, context was added to a Vancouver Sun article detailing how Israel’s blockade of Gaza is legal, is necessary because the Hamas terrorist organization rules the Strip, and how Israel provides and facilitates the transfer of humanitarian aid to the people of Gaza.
National Post: June 12, 2015: National Post Amends Headline: Gaza Beach Incident a “Tragic Accident” Israel Says
- Toronto Star: A July 25 photo caption accompanying a photo of a Palestinian family who fled an explosion at a UN-run school house Thursday stated that the building was hit by an Israeli tank shell. As the Star stated in its report of the explosion, while Palestinian officials said it was an Israeli shelling, Israel’s military said that Hamas rockets could have been responsible and that “we do not target UN facilities.”
- July 28, 2014: After HRC Complant, CTV Amends Headline Which Accused Israel of Breaking Truce
- July 15, 2014: Following an HRC complaint, a Globe and Mail.com headline which falsely claimed that Hamas had accepted the ceasefire and that there was only one Israeli “casualty” was amended.
- CBC Radio: June 17, 2014: Contrary to CBC’s claims, Hamas has not been silent about the abductions of three teenage Israelis, they have praised the kidnappings. As well, several terror groups have claimed responsibility for the kidnappings. HRC’s efforts produced an on-air correction aired on CBC Radio and a directive sent by senior executives to its journalists.
Globe and Mail: March 4, 2014: Clarification: “A February 25 Moment in Time feature regarding the 1994 killing of Palestinians at prayer in Hebron should have made it clear that, after those killings, Hamas carried out its first suicide bombing in Israel. The words “in Israel” were not included in the feature.”
CBC The National, Aug 20 2010: CBC apologizes for incorrectly stating that Hamas controls the West Bank: “Of course, Hamas controls the Gaza Strip. Mahmoud Abbas’ party Fatah controls the West bank through the Palestinian Authority. We regret the error.”
- Globe and Mail, July 7 2009: “Hamas won a majority in the January, 2006, election for the parliament of the Palestinian Authority. Due to an editing error, an incorrect date appeared on Saturday.” Correction issued.
- Toronto Star, Jan 6 2009: “Reporter states Hamas has ruled Gaza since June 2006.” Correction issued.
- Globe and Mail, April 18 2008: “Twenty-two people were killed in conflict in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, 15 of them as a result of Israeli air strikes that followed a gun battle between Hamas militants and Israeli soldiers. An incorrect number appeared in a headline in yesterday’s newspaper.” Correction issued.
- Saskatoon Star Phoenix, March 11 2008: According to a senior editor at the Saskatoon Star Phoenix: “Thanks for your letter regarding the reference to the Hamas “activist” in the Reuters story carried in the Star Phoenix March 8. That is not our policy at The StarPhoenix but was an oversight on the part of a desker who should have known better. Our policy is to use “terrorist” when referring to “terrorist” groups like Hamas. I have sent a reminder to the party involved to watch for that in wire copy in the future.”
- CBC Online, Mar 3 2008: “Online report incorrectly referred to Ismail Haniyeh as the Prime Minister of the Palestinian Authority, he’s actually considered to be the ‘former’ or ‘deposed’ Palestinian prime minister or ‘current’ Hamas Prime Minister. CBC corrected the error on the online report.
- Globe and Mail, Oct 3 2007: “Hamas refuses to recognize Israel’s right to exist. Incorrect information appeared in a Sept. 4 article.” Correction issued.
- Globe and Mail, May 9 2006: Photo caption lacked context, see before and after showing the results of HRC intervention. May 9 2006: Before: “Palestinian mourners react during the funeral of Moussa Qarmout, a militant from the Popular Resistance Committee, at the family house in the northern Gaza town of Beit Lahiya.” After, May 14 2006: “ Palestinian mourners react during the funeral of Moussa Qarmout, a militant from the Popular Resistance Committee, at the family house in the northern Gaza town of Beit Lahiya. Qarmout is one of two militants killed on Sunday, when Israeli soldiers opened fire on the two who were carrying an explosive device near the Gaza-Israel border fence near the vital Erez crossing, the military said. The explosive detonated, apparently killing both of them.”
- CBC Radio, May 2 2008: “CBC Radio report incorrectly referred to Khalil al-Haya as a former leader of Hamas. According to a senior editor at CBC: ‘You are right, Khalil is a senior Hamas Palestinian legislative council member and current Hamas political leader.'”
- CBC, The World This Hour, Jan 17 2008: CBC Radio’s The World This Hour Apology – According to a senior editor at CBC: “On November 13, you wrote concerning “erroneous information” in a story on the November 12 edition of THE WORLD THIS HOUR. The story said “Hamas …soldiers opened fire….” You wrote that the terms “’Palestinian soldier’ or ‘Hamas soldier’” are questionable language implying that “there is an internationally recognized army …controlled by this organization” when there are only security service personnel and various militia factions. Nevertheless, CBC News stories typically refer to members of the Hamas military wing as “militants” or “fighters” and that more consistent usage might have made this story clearer.”
- CBC Newsworld, June 14 2009: “Report about the Hamas Anniversary in Gaza and the power struggles between Fatah and Hamas is accompanied by a video of Israeli military in Gaza, with no relation between the footage and the story. On-air apology and correction issued, stating “Israeli forces were not involved in the Hamas takeover of Gaza in 2007.” Correction issued.
- CTV News, June 29, 2006: “CTV Newsnet falsely claimed that Israeli soldiers arrested Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh, whereas in fact, no such arrest had taken place. CTV News staff were reprimanded.”