Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Staged photo of the day

From Reuters:

Palestinian girl Hedayah al-Zanean, whose father is jailed in Israel, attends a protest in Gaza City July 19, 2010, calling for the release of Palestinian prisoners from Israeli jails. According to Waed, the Palestinian Prisoners Association, about 7,500 Palestinian prisoners are held in Israeli jails. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

Do you think it is a coincidence that the girl looks like she is behind bars?

Well, here's a picture from last month by an AFP photographer that Honest Reporting noticed:

Here's one from 2002, no attribution:

I noticed a similar phenomenon two years ago, also from Reuters,where the fence that these children are behind had nothing to do with Israel:

(h/t Henry)