Hot off the Arab press

A short roundup of what citizens of other countries are reading about the Middle East

By MEDIA LINE
February 28, 2013 11:25
4 minute read.
Protest for Palestinian prisoners

Protest for Palestinian prisoners. (photo credit: Mohammed Salem/Reuters)

 
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A MOROCCAN ORGANIZATION CONDEMNS CINEMATIC NORMALIZATION Al Quds Al Arabi , London, February 24

A Moroccan organization supporting the Palestinian cause called upon its government to halt normalization efforts with the Jewish state after news that a governmental center funded the production of an Israeli film. In a statement, Labor for Palestine held the Moroccan government responsible for funding a film for Israeli director Hanna Azoulay Hasfari. In its 2012 activity report, the Moroccan Cinema Center stated that an Israeli film was made in Morocco. The organization described the funding as a new chal- lenge put in front of the Moroccan people at a time when the successive governments claimed they are against normalization with the Zionists. The organi- zation condemned the managers of the center and considered support for the movie to be a crime that aims to use art as a way to force normalization, which is seen as a national betrayal. The statement condemned the Islamist ruling party in Morocco and held them responsible for what they called an invasion of the Moroccan beliefs and an attempt to beautify the “ugly face of the occupation.”

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