Sunday, May 22, 2016
Zakia Belkhiri's "Peace Selfies" (and Her Antisemitic Rants)
Recently, a young woman named Zakia Belkhiri showed up at an anti-Islam protest and began taking selfies with those who had gathered. The BBC, Huffington Post, and many other sites praised Belkhiri for dealing with the protesters peacefully and for setting a positive example. A problem arose, however, when people went to Belkhiri's social media pages and found viciously antisemitic comments.