A video taken in Afghanistan by Austrialian freelance photojournalist Stephen Dupont has caused the US Army to probe new claims of abuse, this time allegations that troops in Afghanistan burned the bodies of two Taliban fighters they had killed and used the smoldering corpses to taunt insurgents. This link CTV News will get you to an AP story about the allegations as well as a video interview with Dupont that shows the images in question.
An FYI, American Photojournalist has posted a nice portfolio by Robert Semeniuk, a Canadian photographer, showing images that detail the battle of Bushman families to remain in their homelands in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve. Worth checking out if you have time.
Commemorating the tenth anniversary of the Dayton Peace Accords and the end of the war in Bosnia: SARAJEVO SELF-PORTRAIT: THE VIEW FROM INSIDE Images and Words by Nine Photographers from Sarajevo will be on view at the Peer Gallery (526 West 26 Street, Suite 208) in New York from Oct 17 - Nov 19, 2005.
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