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February 08, 2011

Western Media Ignore Anti-Semitic Imagery in Egypt

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An effigy apparently of Omar Suleiman (Video still; source: Schweizer Fernsehen)

In Pajamas Media John Rosenthal notes the Western media's failure to report the recurring anti-Semitic imagery used by Egyptian protesters:

The use of the traditional symbol of Judaism to express hatred and contempt could hardly be described as anything other than anti-Semitic. And yet despite the clear visual evidence that it exists, this aspect of the protests has been almost entirely ignored by the reports in the Western media.

The current protest movement may or may not represent the advent of liberty and democracy and all things good for Egyptians. This remains to be seen. But one thing is certain: it represents the advent of the complete banalization of anti-Semitism as far as the Western media is concerned.


Posted by TS at February 8, 2011 04:39 AM

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If the Egyptians were burning American flags in their protests, the LIB news media would be all over it.

Posted by: There is NO Santa Claus at February 10, 2011 08:44 PM

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