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Complainant Name:
Mrs Georgina Baidoun

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: Metro

Mrs Georgina Baidoun of Milton Keynes complained that a readers letter contained inaccurate statistics about the Middle East through its claim that, in 1906, Jews were in a majority in Palestine. In fact, the complainant could point to statistics showing that Jews were in a clear minority at the time perhaps by as clear a ratio as 91% Arab to 6% Jewish.

The newspaper published a letter correcting the statistical error.

Report: 62

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