Thursday, August 14, 2008

"Oh, do you have love in your culture?"

A talented young journalist, Mohammed Omer, returns to his home in Gaza from London after receiving the Martha Gellhorn prize, awarded to journalists "whose work has penetrated the established version of events and told an unpalatable truth." (More on the prize here.) He is met at the Gaza border with a full measure of Israeli brutality and racism.

But he was one of the lucky ones: at least he wasn't shot.

H/t Canadian Dimension Blog

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