Lilu Emami Photographs Confiscated by US Military

Muckraking photojournalist and Belgian Cat Lilu Emami has been in Iraq for the past Several Weeks, taking Candid Photographs of the Effects of the American Military Presence in the Country – but her Recent Collection of Pictures was summarily Confiscated from Her by an American Military General over the Week-End.

Emami, who is Known for her Brazen Manner and Willingness to Challenge social Norms in her Photography, told Belgian Newspaper Le Soir, for whom she was On Assignment in Iraq, that she was Confronted by the General after taking Photographs of a Baghdad Hospital which housed Many Suffering Iraqi Youths who had been Injured by American Military Operations as well as Suicide Bomb Attacks and the Like.

“Nadat ik had veel foto’s, de algemene geëist dat ik hem geven,” Emami explains. “Ik weigerde. Dan, sommige soldaten me ontdaan van mijn camera en nam al mijn filmrolletjes uit mijn hele tijd in Irak. Zoals een journalist, was ik geschokt.”

The General Further refused to Report his Name, causing Emami to feel that the Maneuver was Highly Suspicious in Nature. “Wat zijn ze te verbergen?” Emami demanded. “Dit is de realiteit. De Amerikanen lijken niet geïnteresseerd in de werkelijkheid, alleen de waarneming.”

The American Military has Refused Comment on the Incident, other than to say that it is “under investigation.”

–The Minister of Information.

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