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An ID for “Mahmoud Raslan”

updated 23/08/16 to include video We’ve been sent a link to what looks to be the “Mahmoud Raslan” named in the AP piece as a “photo-journalist for Al-Jazeera Mubasher.” Here’s a screencap of page: Here he is in a screencap from the video (bottom left & right) wearing a distinctive blue patterned shirt, and again, wearing the same shirt (top left) with some men who very closely resemble the “rebels” filmed tormenting a 12-year old boy before cutting off his head. And here’s a screen cap from his personal Facebook account And here he is with some colleagues, hanging out in the usual style of reputable photo-journalists just doin’ their job. Is that a journalist or a captagon fueled terrorist? This is Mr Raslan, the man who took Omran’s viral photo. #Syria pic.twitter.com/HpbdgBBRN1 — Walid (@walid970721) August 19, 2016 So, the alleged event the MSM are doing their best to make a catalyst for more Western intervention in Syria, was filmed by friends of al Nusra, and its chief witness seems to be an associate …