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Why were these Gaza protest photographs altered?

Photo: flickr/Evan
What happens when a photograph is altered and then widely shared? It happened to this photographer.

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Photographer decries doctored image of Gaza protest

Photo: flickr/Evan

In 2012, photographer Sulejman Omerbasic was in Bosnia at a rally to support Gaza. He took a photo of a demonstrator -- a woman holding signs reading "Stop Israeli Terrorism" and "Free Gaza."

Two years later, his photo circulates on the internet with a different message. The sign held by the protestor has been altered to read "Stop Hamas Terrorism on Israel" and "Free Gaza from Hamas."



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