Photography and art making as play.

Tag: suicide bombers

Thursday, December 28, 2017: Kabul, Afghanistan (Seventh Attack Since October 20)

(Click on image to enlarge.)

The Guardian


Sunday, December 17, 2017: Quetta, Pakistan (Again!)

(Click on image to enlarge.)

Washington Post


Sunday, November 5, 2017: Kirkuk, Iraq

(Click on image to enlarge.)



Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Just as the explosion of two neutron stars millions of years ago helps put everything in perspective, here is an under-reported news story, the tragic account of a month-old Syrian girl named Sahar Dofdaa and her family, that does it from another angle.

At a time when anti-immigrant voices are becoming more and more powerful in western capitals, and Americans are consumed by Trump’s daily assaults on truth, dignity, and our founding values, it becomes even more incumbent on us to open our hearts to the suffering and injustice in our world. In that spirit, here are two other recent news accounts, from Africa and Asia, that cry out against the danger of compassion fatigue among citizens.

Boko Haram’s Young Suicide Bombers

Rohingya Genocide


This is what the Trump administration is doing in the name of border security: It arrested a 10-year old girl with cerebral palsy who has lived in this country illegally since she was three months of age. The detention of Rosamaria Hernandez occurred at a Texas hospital where she was taken for emergency gall bladder surgery. Border Patrol agents had stopped the ambulance she was riding in, followed it to the hospital, then waited outside her room until she recovered from surgery. Most patients usually go home at that point but Rosamaria wasn’t able to: Agents arrested her and brought her to an immigrant detention center 150 miles away from where her parents live. More here. The telephone number of the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement office in Laredo Texas is 956.723.2680 if you’d like to voice your concern.





Friday, October 20, 2017: Kabul (Again) and Ghor Province, Afghanistan

(Click on image to enlarge.)

Al Jazeera


Saturday, June 3, 2017: Kabul Afghanistan, London England (Both Again)

(Click on image to enlarge.)

Washington Post (Kabul)

Washington Post (London)




Wednesday, April 5, 2017: Deir Ezzor, Syria; Lahore, Pakistan; Tikrit, Iraq

(Click on image to enlarge.)


NY Times

Noodle Talk

Fun Icebreakers for Groups, Meetings, and Kids


Photography and art making as play.