The New York Times features Israel’s security barrier but leaves the false impression that the structure is entirely a wall.
Benjamin Netanyahu announces the building of security fences to keep out “beasts” that threaten Israel. The Guardian’s Peter Beaumont misrepresents who the “beasts” really are.
The Telegraph changes its headline that suggested that Israel’s planned security fence on its Jordan border was aimed at keeping Syrian refugees out.
The graphic accompanying the July 19 article (“Building Trump’s border wall not exactly “easy” experts say” claims that Israel’s separation barrier is made of prefabricated concrete sections interspersed with watch towers. In fact, only 64% of the barrier has been constructed to date and of the completed portion, 90% is made up of chain-link fencing. The drawing implies that the entire route resembles a prison wall and is misleading and inaccurate.
The Guardian erroneously refers to Israel’s security barrier as “electrified” rather than the non-lethal “electronic.”
The Independent misleadingly refers to Israel’s security barrier as a “430 mile-long brick wall.”
The latest print edition of The Economist examines Israeli reactions to the Islamist election victory in Egypt. Included in the article is this snippet: Israel’s generals are already battening down the hatches. They have speeded the construction of a vast concrete wall along Israel’s 240-km (150-mile) border with Egypt and deployed another brigade to patrol…
The UK’s Sunday Times featured a dramatic sounding story “Morpurgo sees child shot in Gaza border wasteland”. Did a children’s author really witness the IDF targeting a child?
Another prestigious award for a one-sided photojournalist
Coverage of the UN court's condemnation of the security fence omitted some key information.