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Israel’s Abu Ghraib?

An Israeli rights group, Breaking the Silence, has released photos showing Palestinian detainees being humiliated by the Israeli armed forces. We take a look at reaction and comment in the press. Also, Google’s CEO sounds the alarm on internet privacy; pints fuel Britain’s coalition government and whiskey may soon be fuelling cars! WEDNESDAY, 18th AUGUST, 2010

 

Articles in today’s international press review:
 
We started today’s international press review with photos posted on Facebook by the Israeli rights group, “Breaking the Silence”
 
Haaretz: “Rights groups: Controversial photos are 'the norm'”
 
Christian Science Monitor: “Israeli soldier's Facebook photos: Who's right, the IDF or Abergil?”
 
Ynet News: “Arab world 'disgusted' by IDF Facebook photos”
 
Ynet News: “IDF's Facebook dilemma”
 
The Independent: Google chief: My fears for Generation Facebook
 
The Guardian: “100 days of coalition government”
 
The Guardian: “New whiskey fuel could send Scottish cars a go-go”

 

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