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February 09, 2012

Canadian Jews News: AFP Flunks on Transparency

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AFP photographer Hazem Bader (left) with Yaser Arafat. The picture is the opening image on Bader's personal Web site

Canadian Jewish News publishes an Op-Ed by CAMERA's Tamar Sternthal pointing out the inconsistencies in AFP's accounts concerning Hazem Bader's Jan. 25 photograph said to be depicting a Palestinian whose legs (or leg) was run over by a trailer (or maybe a tractor) driven by an Israeli soldier. It begins:

If you’re going for transparency, you can’t do much better than an x-ray.

The Agence-France Presse, an international news service, claims there are x-rays that substantiate the caption of a recent photograph allegedly depicting Israeli army brutality


Posted by TS at February 9, 2012 01:41 AM


Sad how otherwise sane folks lose their sense of reality when it comes to making public comments brimming with hatred when they deign to pontificate about the Jewish people; the State of Israel; the Zionists who gave their lives fighting off Arab invaders to establish a Jewish homeland where Jewish folk would no longer face wars, attacks, morters and missles aimed at them and their cities and towns. Some day this hatred will end, hopefully before the end of days.

Posted by: BGEN Arthur Gerwin, USAF (Ret.) at February 9, 2012 12:21 PM

There is another fake photo supposedly of a soldier stepping on a child and aiming a gun at her debunked at

Posted by: Mickey Segal at February 11, 2012 04:19 PM

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