Letter: Press and privacy

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The Independent Online
Sir: Once again we read of further massacres of civilians in Algeria (24 September) and your last paragraph says: "Public opinion in Europe is unmoved." Why? Unfortunately, I believe in one simple answer - there have been no photographs of these atrocities. I do not want to glory in the death of others, but only when people are horrified by what they see will they begin to demand action.


Carlton, Nottinghamshire