On Dec. 6, we tweeted a journalist at The Independent about a story which falsely suggested that Israel occupied all of Lebanon from the early 80s to 2000.
Hi @_RichardHall, the sentence below at @Independent suggests that Israel occupied all of Lebanon from the early 80s to 2000.
However, as I'm assuming you know, they only occupied a part of southern Lebanon – about 10% of the country. I hope this can be amended. Thanks. pic.twitter.com/E17v8rut8R
— CAMERA UK (formerly UK Media Watch and BBC Watch) (@CAMERAorgUK) December 6, 2018
We also communicated our concerns to editors, who upheld our complaint and revised the sentence in question, which no accurately states that Israel occupied only southern Lebanon during those years.