Some Of The Most Powerful Images From Around The World [Fwd: Saravanan]

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Some Of The Most Powerful Images From Around The World

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.

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

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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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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

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1982. Palestinian refugees murdered in Beirut , Lebanon

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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.

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

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

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

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

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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.

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

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