Foreign Ministry removes animated clip on Gaza that irked foreign press

The Foreign Ministry on Sunday removed a satirical animated short on how Gaza is presented abroad following withering criticism from the foreign press that it was mocking them.

The 50-second short was placed on the ministry’s website last Sunday, along with Israel’s 277-page report on the events in Gaza last summer, in an apparent effort to preempt against what is expected to be a harsh, one-sided censure of Israel by the UN Human Rights Council’s committee investigating last summer’s activities.

The short featured a foreign correspondent painting a rosy picture of life in Gaza, with the terror tunnels portrayed as a “fascinating attempt by Hamas to build a subway system,” and people in Gaza just trying to “live quiet lives” in a Palestinian society that is “liberal and pluralistic.”

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Politics-And-Diplomacy/Foreign-Ministry-removes-satirical-animated-video-mocking-foreign-media-406667

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