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    • Mark Gardner
    • 28.01.13 | 16:32 (IST)

    Well, it is certainly highly offensive. I explain why here http://blog.thecst.org.uk/?p=4082, it ends: Unfortunately for Jews – and for satirists - antisemites and antisemitism also have ‘a thing’ about blood; and especially about the allegation that Jews murder others (children in particular) in order to use their blood or organs for heinous purpose. It is a harsh fact that blood has long played a profoundly disturbing part in the history of antisemitism, and this has obvious consequences for Jews and antisemites today. The actual intentions of Gerald Scarfe and the Sunday Times count for very little within this broader context of history, and its contemporary emotional and racist impacts.

    from the article: Four reasons why U.K. cartoon of Netanyahu isn't anti-Semitic in any way
    First published 15:48 28.01.13 | Last updated 15:48 28.01.13
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