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JJ Colony: New Delhi: 2013 A young girl rests from the 45°C heat…

JJ Colony: New Delhi: 2013

A young girl rests from the 45°C heat in a hut at the JJ Colony Slum on the edge of New Delhi. Her entire family were moved here as part of the Delhi City Beautification Process, a process that has left many homeless and jobless and pushed the poorest people out of the city to the edge of the city state.

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27 May 2013 Posted by Firefly Photofilms in India in bawana, girl, jjcolony, New Delhi, slum no comments

Check Out: Fifteen Years of Human Rights Photography

Open Society Foundations

Dear Friends,

I’m thrilled to announce that the Open Society Foundations are making available to the public an expansive documentary photography collection chronicling some of the most pressing human rights and social issues of our times.

Click here to view the new Moving Walls website.

Moving Walls 20

© Katharina Hesse

The website houses a searchable archive of our Moving Walls exhibition series, which provides evidence of human rights abuses, puts a human face to conflict, and documents the struggles and defiance of marginalized people. The series has included more than 170 photographers over a span of 15 years.

Check out the new website and the latest exhibit, Moving Walls 20, and tell us what you think.

Sincerely,

Amy Yenkin
Director, Documentary Photography Project
@AmyYenkin

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13 May 2013 Posted by Firefly Photofilms in India in human rights, moving walls, open society no comments

New Firefly NGO Video – Nazdeek: Police Brutality

New Firefly NGO Video – Nazdeek:

Harrowing Testimony Documenting Brutal Beating of Woman by Delhi Police: Time to Demand More

Hear directly from community members and activists on the brutal beating of three innocent civilians, including one woman, by the Delhi police in a jhuggi cluster in Baljeet Nagar, Delhi. Bite marks, a fractured foot, and, intensive chest beatings caused severe harm, with Preeti, a mother of 3, rendered temporarily unconscious, and left to suffer seizures, shortness of breath, and intense chest pain several days after the violent incident.

Please share the video and join the fight to end police brutality. Together we’ll be working with the Baljeet Nagar community to demand a more accountable, gender-sensitive police force.

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09 May 2013 Posted by Firefly Photofilms in India in Uncategorized no comments

Kate Nolan – Neither

Kate Nolan has spent the last 4 years documenting women in Kaliningrad after the collapse of the Soviet Union. Please take a moment to read more about the project and head to the Indiegogo video to see how she bringing this work to life with Dutch…

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26 Apr 2013 Posted by admin in Uncategorized no comments