Telegraph revises inaccurate Gaza movement claim

UK Media Watch

Earlier this week we noted that the Telegraph had published an article by Tom Rowley on May 13th – titled “Meet the Palestinian family who have tended the graves of our war dead for 60 years” – focusing on a Gazan who works as a gardener for Commonwealth Graves Commission tending to a First and Second World War cemetery in the strip. 

As was documented at the time:

“Ten paragraphs down, the Telegraph provides the following context on the location of the cemetery.

‘In the middle of the cramped concrete prison that is Gaza (with few exceptions, no one has been allowed in or out since Hamas came to power in 2007)…’

This is extraordinarily misleading. In addition to the false suggestion that there’s a “concrete” wall surrounding Gaza, the claim that “with few exceptions, no one has been allowed in or out since…2007” is absurd, as data from UN Office for…

View original post 29 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s