13 August 2008

Photographs That Should Change The World If Not Just Us

I expect to pass through this world but once; any good thing therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to any fellow creature, let me do it now; let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.

1963. Thich Quang Duc, the Buddhist priest in Southern Vietnam , burns himself to death protesting the government's torture policy against priests. Thich Quang Dug never made a sound, or moved, while he was burning.

1962. A soldier shot by a sniper hangs onto a priest in his last moments.

1965. A mom and her children try to cross the river in South Vietnam in an attempt to run away from the American bombs.

1966. U.S. troops in South Vietnam drag a dead Vietkong soldier.

February 1, 1968 . South Vietnam police chief Nguyen Ngoc Loan shoots a young man, whom he suspected to be a Viet Kong soldier.

1975. A woman and a girl fall, after the fire escape collapses.

1980. A kid in Uganda about to die of hunger, and a missionary.

1982. Palestinian refugees murdered in Beirut , Lebanon .

1987. A mother in South Korea apologizes and asks for forgiveness for his son who was arrested after attending a protest. He was protesting the alleged manipulations in the general elections.

1992. A mother in Somalia holds the body of her child who died of hunger.

1994. A man who was tortured by the soldiers since he was suspected to have spoken with the Tutsi rebels.

1996. Kids who are shocked by the civil war in Angola ...

2001. An Afghani refugee kid's body is being prepared for the funeral in Pakistan ...

2002. Soldiers and villagers in IRan are digging graves for the victims of the earthquake. A kid holds his father's pants before he is buried.

2003. An Iraqi prisoner of war tries to calm down his child.

'There was never a happy war, or sad peace..compensate injury with justice, and selfishness, with kindness'


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