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Stonethrower v. stonethrower

June 24, 2009

‘For all the similarities in the inspiring David vs Goliath imagery, it has been crushing to see the vast difference in the way Iranian protest is being handled in the US versus the ongoing Palestinians nonviolent resistance to the Israeli occupation.’

Only the first image will be widely shown on CNN as ‘iconic’ and described by Obama as ‘courageous.’

iran2009Iran,   2009. (CNN screen shot capture by Justin Elliott/Mondoweiss.)

palestine2009Palestine, 2009. (Photo by Anna Paq/Active Stills.)

pakistan2009 Pakistan, 2009. Unknown photographer.

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  1. Christopher permalink
    June 24, 2009 20:21

    Death on Camera: CNN’s Double Standards

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