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The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي الغاضب: "The role of white privilege in the 60 Minutes kidnapping saga"

17.4.16

The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي الغاضب: "The role of white privilege in the 60 Minutes kidnapping saga": While it is not uncommon for journalists to break questionable laws in service of their jobs, exploiting a mother's pain and participating in a violent abduction in which someone could have easily been hurt is surely crossing the line.
Nonetheless, the Australian media has danced around the issue, using terms like "recovery operation", "bring back", "retrieve," and "snatch." The closest anyone seems willing to get to reality is to call it as an "abduction." This is not surprising. After all, "kidnap" is a damning word, one that makes it obvious that what occurred was in fact, a dubious and criminal act. But because white privilege dictates that the West is good, we have to call it something else. We don't kidnap, we rescue and "recover".


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