Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Wordless Wednesday

So much for the war, violence and hatred in our world!
Picture courtesy to a lot of ppl around the world: Taken from a mail from my friend who mails me everyday with thoughtful things....

Racism/Segregation in the United States (Douglas Martin, USA)

1957. The first day of Dorothy Counts at the Harry Harding High School in the United States . Counts was one of the first black students admitted in the school, and she was no longer able to stand the harassments after 4 days.

Assasination (Yasushi Nagao, Japan)

January 12, 1960. A second before the Japanese Socialist Party leader Asanuma was murdered by an opponent student.

Death (Hictor Rondsn Lovera, Venezuela)

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

Vietnam War (Kyoichi Sawada, Japan)

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

Vietnam War (Kyoichi Sawada, Japan)

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

Vietnam War (Eddie Adams, USA)

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

Vietnam War (Ut Cong Huynh, Vietnam)

1972. After South Vietnam planes accidentally drop a bomb on a town.

Assasination of Salvador Allende, Chili (Unknown photographer)

1973. A few seconds before Chile 's elected president Salvador Allende is dead during the coup.

Accident (Stanley Forman, USA)

1975. A woman and a girl falling down after the fire escape collapses.

Hunger in Uganda (Michael Wells, U.K.)

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

Seizure of the Spain Parliament (Manuel Pirez Barriopedro, Spai

February 23, 1981. Colonel Molina ve military police seizes the Parliament building in Spain . The photographer did not expect the scene, and hid the films in his shoe.

Dead bodies of the Palestianian refugees in Lebanon (Robin Moye

1982. Palestinian refugees murdered in Beirut , Lebanon .

South Korea (Anthony Suau, USA)

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.

Protest in China (Charlie Cole, USA)

1989. A young man in China stands before the tanks during protests for democratic reforms.

Hunger in Somalia (James Nachtwey, USA)

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

Torture in Rwanda (James Nachtwey, USA)

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

Civil War in Angola (Francesco Zizola, Italy)

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

Dead Afghan kid(Erik Refner, Denmark)

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

Digging graves in Iran after the earthquake (Eric Grigorian, US

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.

If u think that who the hell can stop all these and there is no point in trying for it..See this last photo..

Protest (Malcolm W. Browne, USA)

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.

My first wordless wednesday post ever...Which didn't remain THAT wordless but I hope it would definitely make u all thoughtful just like me when I first saw this.



Life with Kaishon said...

I saw a comment you left at Under the Sheets about Disney ruining it for girls with their fairy princess stories and I had to come and say hi! Your profile picture is SO gorgeous! Oh my gosh! : ) Nice to meet you. I loved this post you wrote. Very thought provoking!

carma said...

the photos didn't come up - but quite a powerful post in reading the captions...the world has gone mad...

I have added your lovely blog button to my scrolling marquee. Thanks for all your kind words! <3

AK said...

My dear Carma,
Thank youu soooo much for addding me into the blogscroll. Its an honour and love. Thank youu sooo much again.I dont know what I did to find a great friend like u. U r the best support and friend I am having out here...!

Dont know why the pic didn't work when u checked 'coz it is working fine here. Not able to find what the prob is, maybe n/w issues which got solved by itself.

AK said...

Life with Kaishon, U have a great blog as well. Couldn't find ur name. Pls put up the about me soon. Thank you sooo much for visiting. Keep coming and keep writing.

Italo said...

Ciao fresh engineer. I wish you a sweet christmas.
PS: No more wars, no more violence, no more.

怎麼會這樣 said...

cool blog,期待更新.........................

AK said...

Thanx to both of u...

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