Israeli soldier stepping on poor little Palestinian girl? Not quite...
(IT IS LIKELY) WE WILL GET FOOLED AGAIN ::: Case in point, this viral image which is not at all what it was presented as... Blogger Wesley Muhammad posted it. He says he lifted it from someone else's news feed. Turns out that the image was tweeted last year in French, claiming to be from Syria's demonstrations and the tweeter begged for (and got) re-tweets. To the rescue, truth-seeking Arab blogger Omar Dakhane found the original photo (here), which is neither from Syria nor Israel but was snapped during a skit at a street theater performance in Bahrain!
Which bringe us to three essential posts about religion that you "must" read ::: The first is from Omar, entltled "Freedom of Belief and Religion" --- here's a snippet:
"The concept of freedom of religion and freedom of thought is misunderstood by many in Arab and Muslim countries; often they do not understand it at all. Typically freedom of religion represents the freedom of extremists to express and impose their radical point of view without affording the right to those whom disagree with their particular stream of Islam, those who wish to convert to another faith, or those who wish to embrace atheism." (more)