October 28, 2005
The bloodied hands
[editor’s note: this post was “pasted” in — it appeared originally at the old Dawson’s Danube site, which is archived here.]
If I’d been asleep since, say, 1948, and then saw these photos and captions today, wouldn’t I assume that these people’s hands were bloody because they actually received injuries as a consequence of the Israeli attacks? Why don’t Reuters and AFP tell it like it is?
A Palestinian man raises his hand after deliberately dipping it into the bloodied remains of an Islamic Jihad leader …