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An exhibition of photographs of Israel’s nature caused a scandal at the UN

In the UN building in new York, an exhibition of photographs of Israel’s nature, which is designed to showcase the beauty of the flora and fauna of the Jewish state. In the organization of the exhibition took part the Israeli mission to the UN and the nature and parks authority of Israel.

As it became known site «Mako», one of the photos presented at the exhibition, was the cause of the scandal. The leadership of the organization appealed to the Israeli Ambassador to the UN, Dani Danone to immediately remove the controversial «because of its ambiguity».

The discontent of UN members called «portrait» of the two gazelles. In the pictures the photographer Doron Nisim, you can even see the long eyelashes that frame the eyes graceful gazelles. However, UN staff looked not on the amazing eyes of the animals, and the signature, which said that the photo was taken in the Jordan valley, i.e., outside the «green line.»

The administration of the UN building put up near the Israeli exhibit a sign warning that the responsibility for the contents of the exhibition are its organizers.

Israel’s Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon said that the Israeli delegation will continue to proudly acquaint the world community with the beauty of Israel and will not allow you to censor submitted works.

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An exhibition of photographs of Israel’s nature caused a scandal at the UN 16.02.2017

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