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August 08, 2007

Palestinian Journalists Pressured to Lie About Deaths

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Relatives mourn the Arab children killed by Palestinian rockets that missed their mark/Reuters photo by Mohammed Salem

In the print edition of Ha'aretz today, Avi Issacharoff reports on the death of two Arab children in Beit Lahiya, ages 8 and 6, hit by a Palestinian rocket that fell short. He wrote:

No group claimed responsibility. Palestinian journalists, however, were pressured to report that the children were killed by an Israeli bombardment.

Posted by TS at August 8, 2007 05:44 AM

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