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General von Trotha of Imperial Germany who Executed the Herero Exterminations in Namibia, 1905

General von Trotha of Imperial Germany who Executed the Herero Exterminations in Namibia, 1905

Taken on 1905-03-12 *

Adrian Dietrich Lothar von Trotha (July 3, 1848 – March 31, 1920) was a German military commander widely condemned for his conduct of the Herero Wars in German South-West Africa, especially for the events that led to the near-extermination of the Herero.

Source: Wikipedia

Uploaded by SamiGoat on 2015-03-11

Human Rights Campaigner Emily Hobhouse

Human Rights Campaigner Emily Hobhouse

Taken on 1902-08-01

British-born Emily Hobhouse campaigned to improved the horrendous conditions of Britain's concentration camps during the Second Boer War.

Source: National Portrait Gallery, London

Uploaded by northway on 2014-08-02

Execution of Boxers Post-Rebellion

Execution of Boxers Post-Rebellion

Taken on 1901-01-01

The Imperial Chinese executed Boxers following their defeat by the Eight-Nation Alliance in the Boxer Rebellion.

Source: Postcard

Uploaded by northway on 2014-07-31

Burning Boer Homestead

Burning Boer Homestead

Taken on 1901-01-01

The British employed a scorched earth policy in response to Boer guerrilla actions.

Source: unknown

Uploaded by northway on 2014-08-02

Bloemfontein Concentration Camp

Bloemfontein Concentration Camp

Taken on 1901-01-01

Concentration camps in the Second Boer War were initially refugee camps for persons displaced by the war. Ultimately, these camps turned into concentration camps as victims of the British scorched earth campaign, many of them women and children, were forced off their land and into collective camps. Subpar living conditions corresponded with the camps' altered purpose, and many internees died.

Source: National Archives UK Flickr

Uploaded by northway on 2014-08-02

Women and Children Boer Internees

Women and Children Boer Internees

Taken on 1901-01-01

Boer women and children in a British internment camp. Conditions in such camps were poor and may internees died.

Source: UK Government

Uploaded by northway on 2014-08-02

Starving Boer Child

Starving Boer Child

Taken on 1901-01-01

Lizzie Van Zyl (pictured), a Boer, starved and eventually died in a British concentration camp during the Second Boer War.

Source: Unknown

Uploaded by northway on 2014-08-02

Falun Gong Parade; Berlin, Germany, May 2007

Falun Gong Parade; Berlin, Germany, May 2007

Taken on 2007-05-14 *

Image shows a parade to support Falun Gong, a Chinese spiritual practice. Practitioners from various European countries gathered to campaign for an EU-China Human Rights Dialogue. Members of Falun Gong have been persecuted by the Chinese Chinese Communist Party since the launch of their 1999 campaign initiated to eliminate the practice.

Source: longtrekhome/Flickr

Uploaded by Alison Cooke on 2016-03-08

Jaramana Refugee Camp; Damascus, Syria, 1948

Jaramana Refugee Camp; Damascus, Syria, 1948

Exact date taken unknown

Image shows Jaramana Refugee Camp which was established in 1948. Those dwelling in the camp, at the time of the photo, were those displaced during the 1948 Palestine war. This is called the Nakba, or catastrophe, by Palestinians.

Source: Unknown/WikiMedia Commons

Uploaded by Alison Cooke on 2016-03-14

US Warrant Officer Hugh Thompson Jr in South Vietnam, 1968

US Warrant Officer Hugh Thompson Jr in South Vietnam, 1968

Exact date taken unknown

Hugh Thompson Jr. in South Vietnam, 1968. In 1968, a unit of US soldiers raped and murdered an estimated 500 Vietnamese civilians and burned their homes. Hugh Thompson and his flight crew stopped the massacre by blocking American soldiers and threatening to kill them, saving countless lives.

Source: US National Archives and Records Administration

Uploaded by SamiGoat on 2018-03-16

Geneva Call Training Kurdish Police Forces in Cizre/Jazeera Canton, July 2015

Geneva Call Training Kurdish Police Forces in Cizre/Jazeera Canton, July 2015

Taken on 2015-07-04 *

Geneva Call, a Switzerland based NGO promoting international humanitarian norms to armed non-state actors. Training Kurdish police forces in Cizre/Jazeera Canton, after signing an agreement last year.

Source: A Dunon/Twitter

Uploaded by parkinth on 2015-07-08

Edwin Chota Portrait; Saweto, Peru.

Edwin Chota Portrait; Saweto, Peru.

Taken on 2014-09-12 *

Edwin Chota, an outspoken Peruvian opponent of illegal logging and three other native Ashaninka community leaders were shot and killed in the remote region bordering Brazil. Chota had received frequent death threats from illegal loggers, who operate in the region with impunity.

Source: Frankbajak.com

Uploaded by Taylor on 2015-10-24

Women's Protection Unit Fighters in Syria;

Women's Protection Unit Fighters in Syria;

Taken on 2015-05-26 *

Kurdish members of the Women's Protection Unit (YPJ).

Source: m4zlum/tumblr

Uploaded by parkinth on 2015-06-02

Houthi Child Soldier in Yemen, 2015

Houthi Child Soldier in Yemen, 2015

Taken on 2015-05-16 *

A Houthi child soldier holding a automatic weapon and standing in front of a Houthi banner that reads "God is Great, Death to America, Death to Israel, Curse on the Jews, Victory to Islam".

Source: Mally/Twitter

Uploaded by parkinth on 2015-06-04

Destroyed Mall in Aden, Yemen; May 2015

Destroyed Mall in Aden, Yemen; May 2015

Taken on 2015-05-15 *

Destroyed Mall in Aden, May 2015.

Source: Nisma Alozebi/Twitter

Uploaded by parkinth on 2015-06-04

Syrian Children with Toy Guns; Azaz, Syria, Aug 2012

Syrian Children with Toy Guns; Azaz, Syria, Aug 2012

Taken on 2012-08-21 *

Four young Syrian boys with toy guns are posing in Azaz, Syria.

Source: Christiaan Triebert/Flickr

Uploaded by RFrost on 2015-11-29

President Madero & Advisers; Mexico, Mexican Revolution, 1911

President Madero & Advisers; Mexico, Mexican Revolution, 1911

Exact date taken unknown

Northern leaders of the revolt against Díaz pose for a photo after the First Battle of Juárez. Present are José María Pino Suárez, Venustiano Carranza, Francisco I. Madero (and his father), Pascual Orozco, Pancho Villa, Gustavo Madero, Raul Madero, Abraham González, and Giuseppe Garibaldi Jr.

Source: Published by Bains News Service - Flickr Commons project, 2008.

Uploaded by Nimm0810 on 2016-07-11

Assyrian Women Learning How to Protect Themselves and Their Families From ISIS in Qamishli, 2015

Assyrian Women Learning How to Protect Themselves and Their Families From ISIS in Qamishli, 2015

Taken on 2015-06-01 *

Assyrian women learning how to protect themselves and their families from ISIS in Qamishli, 2015.

Source: IraqiSuryani/Twitter

Uploaded by parkinth on 2015-06-18

Dhamar University Destroyed by Saudi Airstrikes; Dhamar, Yemen, 2015

Dhamar University Destroyed by Saudi Airstrikes; Dhamar, Yemen, 2015

Exact date taken unknown

The rubble of Dhamar University, the largest University in Yemen. After being hit by Saudi Arabian airstrikes.

Source: Fatik al-Rodaini/Twitter

Uploaded by parkinth on 2016-05-12

Children Being Prepared for Evacuation from Spain during the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939

Children Being Prepared for Evacuation from Spain during the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939

Exact date taken unknown

The photograph shows children preparing for evacuation from Spain, during the Spanish Civil War, some giving the Republican salute.

Source: Olga Teresa Brocca Smith/Wikipedia

Uploaded by mfa1988 on 2015-02-18

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