Sri Lankan civil war: Use of the image for corrupt ends

[Independent UK] The photograph once served as a relatively removed document of warfare, now the image has become a powerful weapon within it. The distance between the photographer and the activities of war has moved closer proportionate to the increasing accessibility of the camera. Replacing a limited number of commissioned photographers are the proliferating numbers […]

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Sri Lanka ‘war crimes’ soldiers ordered to ‘finish the job’

[Channel 4 News] One of these eyewitnesses, an army officer, accuses Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa – the president’s brother – of ordering Brigadier Shavendra Silva to execute Tamil rebel leaders, whose safe surrender had been guaranteed by the president. [Full Story]

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