Tuesday, August 8

Death, a tradable commodity

Richard North - Blogger - BBC Newsnight 7 August 'O6
Following his appearance on BBC's Newsnight last night Dr Richard North wrote:
''It is that amoral, soulless commercialisation of the images of death that gives Hezbolla its propaganda power. As long as it knows that the Western media is in the market for this commodity, and it suits its own propaganda purposes, it will ensure a continued supply. And that is another reason why Qana is so important. In that benighted Lebanese village, death was a tradable commodity in an obscene marketplace. And the media did not seem to think that there was anything wrong.''
Richard North's painstaking research has, yet again, broaken new ground.
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