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Sunday, 10 July 2016

Al Shorouk headline: “America’s n—— raise arms against the police”

Hello, Al Shorouk. Do human beings still work at your newspaper, or has the entire operation been completely automated by Nazi AI chatbots? We ask, as the front page headline of yesterday’s first edition reads: “America’s n—— take up arms against the police,” in reference to the shooting of 12 people during a protest rally in Dallas on Thursday; five police officers were killed in the attack, which came as protesters were assembled to demonstrate against police killing black civilians. Al Shorouk isn’t alone in being challenged when it comes to reporting on race relations: Consider this headline, run by forever-trashy Youm7 a few years back, which reads: “Black terror gangs in Cairo,” followed by “N——” in English, lest there was any confusion.

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