Are We Better Than Israeli Newspaper That Erased Women From Paris Rally Photo?
[su_right_ad]In the first few weeks of 2015, we have been reminded of just how far back in time religious extremists would like to set back the progress that humankind has made. Even in celebrating unity against the terrorists who attacked French satire magazine Charlie Hebdo, an ultra-Orthodox Jewish Israeli newspaper published a photo from last weekend’s unity rally in which, as you can see, all of the women who participated in the world leader photo were edited out. In the actual photos, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and others locked arms in solidarity with Charlie Hebdo, but for readers of HaMevaser, they might as well not have even existed.
The paper’s editor said he didn’t want to tarnish the memory of those killed in the attacks:
“Including a picture of a woman into something so sacred, as far as we are concerned, it can desecrate the memory of the martyrs and not the other way around,” (HaMevaser editor Binyamin Lipkin) said.
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