Videotaping protesters outside the National Stadium in Santiago, Chile. During Pinochet’s dictatorship the stadium was used for detention, interrogation and the killing of political opponents.
Image by Jon Lowenstein, via Instagram. Chile, 2013.
Chile’s Enduring Rifts by Jon Lowenstein and Jeff Kelly Lowenstein.
RUSSIA. Grozny, Chechnya. 19/02/2002. One of the few remaining ethnic Russians in the Chechen capital. The 87 year old blind woman lives with her daughter and receives no government aid. Her grand son was killed when Russian forces fired upon their neighbourhood with artillery late last year. She says that she feels permanently threatened by the Russian soldiers, “as they consider us as Chechens”.
RUSSIA. Grozny, Chechnya. 14/02/2002.
Relative showing the picture of a Chechen unemployed civilian who disappeared several weeks ago. He crossed the street to see a neighbour shortly after night fell, was shot and picked up by unidentified Russian soldiers. Pro-Russian and Russian authorities deny any knowledge of the incident.
RUSSIA. Grozny, Chechnya. February 14, 2002. Women with bullet or shrapnel wounds sit in a Grozny trauma unit after a bus they were in was fired upon by Russian forces. Random shootings involving Chechen civilians and the Russian military are common.
I really don’t understand why some people on this site feel the need to defend the Russian government and Vladimir Putin. The fact that some of you guys acknowledge how inhumane American and Israeli foreign policy is and then turn around and defend a quasi-fascist imperialist regime like Putin’s is something that truly baffles me.
Palestinian men carry a white flag as they flee their homes during a brief period of ceasefire requested by local rescue forces to retrieve dead and wounded from the Shuja’iyya neighbourhood in east Gaza City on July 20, 2014. (Mahmud Hams/AFP/Getty Images)
"The worst memories stick with us, while nice ones always seem to slip through our fingers."