The Sympathy Photo

May 10, 2001 12:00 by

Dear HonestReporting Member,

On April 6, a Reuters photographer was on hand in Jerusalem to record a Palestinian child being arrested by Israeli police, who in his fear, wet his pants.

The photo is very dramatic, showing the pain and panic of a child in a terrifying situation.

The photo was published, sometimes partially cropped, in publications worldwide, including Time magazine (European edition, April 16, 2001), VG, Norway’s largest daily newspaper (, Argentina’s popular La Naci

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