Sunday, October 6, 2013

The media’s double standard on child victims of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Musab al-Sarahneh (photo:Ma'an Images)
Musab al-Sarahneh (photo:Ma’an Images)

This post is about 2 children, each violently attacked recently and each victims of the Palestinian/Israeli conflict.
Above is a photo of 6-year-old Musab al-Sarahneh. He was shot in the eye by Israeli forces who opened fired in a refugee camp south of Hebron last week. He lost his right eye. It was reported by Ma’an News on Thursday and picked up by The Palestinian Chronicle and a site called USMessageBoard. According to the family the attack occurred while the boy was a passenger in the family’s car returning from a visit to his uncle’s house.

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