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A thousand words: Apocalypse now

Posted by Yacoob on August 28, 2013

Syria

No, this isn’t a scene from a movie. It’s a photo of a man walking through a street in Syria – which has been ripped apart by the conflict for far too long. May the tyranny end soon. Keep the people of Syria in your prayers.

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A thousand words: Freedom

Posted by Yacoob on May 15, 2013

Grafitti on Israel's apartheid wall

Grafitti on Israel’s apartheid wall

Image source here, and related article here.

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A thousand words: 21st century playtime

Posted by Yacoob on February 27, 2013

Kids playing in 1984 vs 2012

Source: Anonymous ART of Revolution

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A thousand words: Passive indoctrination

Posted by Yacoob on February 4, 2013

ImageSource: Real Eyes Realize Real Lies

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A thousand words – part 1: Context is everything

Posted by Yacoob on November 20, 2012

It’s said that a picture says a thousand words, so this new series focuses on portraying messages via imagery – whether those be cartoons, photos, or other types of visuals. Text may be included, but the visual is the primary focus.

Part 1: Context is everything

Context

 

“Telling half the story is just as bad as not telling it at all. To suggest that the Israeli attacks were due to the rockets fired by Hamas is a blatant lie. And if so, did anyone in the British media establishment care ask why Hamas fired the rockets in the first place? Does it matter at all that the Palestinians are a nation under Israeli occupation, and Gaza has been under siege for 4 years? Context is everything.” - Anas Altikriti

(Image source: Real Eyes Realize Real Lies)

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