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Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Interpreting Avatar

Palestinian protesters, libertarian think tanks and Bolivia’s president all say the Oscar-nominated film “Avatar” speaks for them.

Protesters with the Center for Orangutan Protection in Jakarta, Indonesia last month (AP)

Protesters with the Center for Orangutan Protection in Jakarta, Indonesia last month (AP)

Protesters believe the plight of the Na'vi mirrors that of the orangutans (AP)

Protesters believe the plight of the Na'vi mirrors that of the orangutans (AP)

Protesters in the West Bank village of Bilin last month (AP)

Protesters in the West Bank village of Bilin last month (AP)

 Protesters are angry about Israel's separation barrier (AP)

Protesters are angry about Israel's separation barrier (AP)

This protest came a day after the Israeli government began rerouting the separation barrier (AP)

This protest came a day after the Israeli government began rerouting the separation barrier (AP)


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