UKMW prompts Indy correction to Israeli ‘occupation of Lebanon’ claim

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.

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.

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.

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