Story January 29, 2009

The Living


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Inside Gaza

Gazan healthcare facilities have been strangled by an Israeli blockade since June 2007, when Hamas...

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Note from the photographer:

"The images are meant to go beyond 'current events'. The panels were made to capture the living, those left behind by the dead, to carry out tasks of finding their buried dead, reconstruction, burial, mourning, sorrow, and stoicism. The images are about the living, not about the dead or the mayhem. About what is left behind when both the violence ends and the news media walks away, the aftermath situations to which we rarely pay attention, and the sheer human courage needed to live through it." - Asim Rafiqui

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