Pictured: FBI - usa falsa foto de bin laden [FBI - uses false photo of Bin Laden]
Sunday, January 17, 2010
A Spanish politician says he may sue the FBI over a photo of Bin Laden
They used the image of the Spanish politician Llamazares as a sketch of Osama Bin Laden. - Agencias Agencia
A Spanish politician said that he was “stupefied” by the decision of the FBI to use a photograph of him to compose their latest image of the Al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden, and that he his considering taking legal actions.
“First I will ask the FBI for an explanation, which they haven’t given me, and later I reserve the right to take legal action,” said Gaspar Llamazares.
“Recently I have seen security agencies involved in some very strange things, in some big mistakes, although I never would have believed that it could affect me so directly,” he added.
Demolition: Second History, a solo show by contemporary Chinese artist Zhang Dali, is currently in the Charles Chu Room of Shain Library at Connecticut College. The artist has collected and annotated examples of doctored photos published by official sources, from Stalin’s Soviet government to our own FBI.
Head down to Shain and see it for yourself.