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Friday, July 02, 2004

MEDIA BIAS?


Israelis walk atop stilts, among a crowd participating in the
annual gay-pride march and celebration, in Tel Aviv, Israel,
Friday, June 25, 2004. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
Yahoo News Photos sports a slideshow of 64 images from "Gay Pride Festivities" around the world, including these cities (in order of appearance):
La Paz
Bogota
Toronto
San Francisco
Rio de Janeiro
New York City
Calcutta
San Salvador
Guatemala City
Mexico City
Paris
Vienna
Berlin
Tel Aviv
West Hollywood
Brasilia
Zagreb
Hamburg
Jerusalem
HOWEVER, they fail to include images of Gay Pride Festivities in Ramallah, Amman, Abu Dhabi, Manama, Tunis, Algeria, Dijbouti, Riyadh, Khartoum, Damascus, Mogadishu, Muscat, Doha, Moroni, Kuwait, Beirut, Tripoli, Cairo, Rabat, Nouakchott OR Sanaa. Is this discrimination against Arabs, or what?

For more information on these capital cities of Arab countries, visit the website of the League of Arab States. While you're there, you may want to participate in this poll (who ever said Arabs aren't allowed to vote?) --

"Do you believe that Israel will comply with the international
stance against the Wall and accept to remove it?"