Sarah Irving

I do things with words, mainly English and Arabic

Distractions and Destructions

Here, courtesy of Visualizing Palestine, is a graphic which is:
a) a terrifying illustration of the way in which the Israeli government has successfully used the idea of ‘peace talks’ as a way of deflecting criticism from its colonial enterprise and distracting the international community/press (not that that’s a tricky thing to do) from the real issues, and
b) a brilliant example of the use of imagery to get a political message across clearly and simply:

vp-aida-oslo-final-2013-10-11

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One comment on “Distractions and Destructions

  1. markwoff
    December 4, 2013

    ‘Like’ is not the word for this dismal set of facts… thanks for bringing it to my attention, however!

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