May 26, 2011

#BDS: Great News: Beirut photo exhibit closed over work of Israeli artist

"World Press Photo decides to close showcase after presence of prizewinning work by Israeli photojournalist sparks local protests.

An exhibit in Beirut closed down earlier than planned on Friday following controversy over the presence of an Israeli photographer’s work.

The Amsterdam-based World Press Photo organization said it would not agree to remove individual photos and decided instead to close the entire show."

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