Photographs That Changed 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.
1960 12th January, 1960. A second before the Japanese Socialist Party leader Asanuma was murdered by an opponent student.
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.
1962 A soldier shot by a sniper hangs onto a priest in his last moments.
1965 A mom and her children try to cross the river in South Vietnam in an attempt to run away from the American bombs.
1966 U.S. troops in South Vietnam are dragging a dead Vietkong soldier.
1965 1st February, 1968. South Vietnam police chief Nguyen Ngoc Loan shot a young man, whom he suspects to be a Viet Kong soldier. One of the most widely seen photos of the Vietnam war.
1973 A few seconds before Chile 's elected president Salvador Allende is dead during the USA backed up coup.
1975 A woman and a girl falling down after the fire escape collapses.
1980 A kid in Uganda about to die of hunger, and a missionaire.
1980 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.
1980 Palestinian refugees murdered in Beirut, Lebanon, with the approval of the USA.
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.
1989 4th June. A young man in China stands before the tanks during protests for democratic reforms in Tiananmen Square.
1992 A mother in Somalia holds the body of her child who died of hunger.
1994 A man who was tortured by the soldiers since he was suspected to have spoken with the Tutsi rebels.
1996 Kids who are shocked by the civil war in Angola.
2001 An Afghani refugee kid's body is being prepared for the funeral in Pakistan.
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.
2003 An Iraqi prisoner of war tries to calm down his child.
Photos do domínio geral. Montagem: Leão Pelado