Sunday, December 20, 2015

Propaganda Habibi

Photo credit: Tarek Chemaly
This photo was taken long ago, in 2004, in the Southern Suburbs of Beirut, Lebanon. It depicts an AK47 (Kalashnikov) breaking the star of David on the Isreali flag, with the yellow banner which is the trademark color of the Hizbullah saying "we are coming". I got reminded of this after the death of Samir el Kentar, something that Israel rejoiced to but did not confirm or deny having had a hand (or missile) in making it happen. Love it or loathe it this is propaganda at its best in this mural.