Friday, January 08, 2010

Future Martyr

Firas Press has an ongoing feature where it republishes pictures of Palestinian Arab children sent in by their parents. Usually the pictures are just cute, but sometimes, the pictures are edited in ways similar to "martyr" posters.

Today's kid is definitely being set up by his parents to be a martyr, if only because he is wrapped in the flag of Fatah's Al Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades:
I happened to find the original background picture, from Reuters:

As far as I can tell, none of the commenters on the page have anything but praise for the picture.