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Iconic Images of Human Rights Violations (167): They Look Like Another Shipment of Cannon Fodder

One hundred years ago today saw the start of World War 1, perhaps the first industrial war. Here’s a striking image from Flanders in 1917: 40 more words

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Iconic Images of Human Rights Violations (166): Death in Gaza

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Here is Israeli artist Amir Schiby commemorating the Israeli killing of four Palestinian children playing on a beach in Gaza:

Just a few days after the event: 49 more words

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Iconic Images of Human Rights Violations (165): Shell Shock

100 years ago today, Gavrilo Princip kills Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie Chotek in Sarajevo. A few weeks later, WWI started. For some reason, one thing in particular comes to mind when I remember my history lessons: shell shock. 101 more words

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An Attempt to Justify the Publication of Images of People Suffering Rights Violations

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Most of the time, I write about human rights in highly abstract terms, and I feel that this doesn’t quite do justice to the theme. 479 more words

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Iconic Images of Human Rights Violations (164): The "June 4th Incident"

The “June 4th Incident“, known to everyone outside of the Chinese government as the Tiananmen Massacre, has it’s 25th anniversary today. Here’s an image taken one day after, on June 5th, 1989: 47 more words

Iconic Images Of Human Rights Violations