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AFP withdraws photo of President Hollande looking "simple minded"

Can you say "Streisand Effect"?

Photograph: AFP

French press agency AFP has withdrawn a photo of François Hollande which one news site said made him look "simple minded", the Times reports. In the interest of cheap laughs free speech, we've reproduced it above.

The AFP claimed the picture was withdrawn due to "an editorial issue", but critics are calling the move censorship.

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