10 ridiculous stock images of “Muslims”

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Some of these cringe-worthy photos reflect longstanding stereotyping of Muslims and Arabs. Others are just plain weird. By Lina Lewis.

Stock images are like canned laughter – they are largely unnatural and forced.

I went to a few stock images websites and keyed in the word “Muslim” in the search field. Some of the results it yielded made me burst into incredulous laughter, or just cringe. Here’s a sampling of “Muslims” as depicted on these websites.

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