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Fuck the Press – Campaign by Reporters Without Borders

Fuck the Press – Campaign by Reporters Without Borders | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

A new advocacy campaign launched by Reporters sans frontières (Reporters Without Borders) for the World Day of Press Freedom, which took place on May 3. Or when great dictators and world leaders muzzle the press, from Kim Jung Un to Poutine through Bachar El Assad or Mahmoud Ahmadinejad… A campaign created by BETC Paris.

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'Saddam is Here': Photography series puts ex-dictator back in frame

'Saddam is Here': Photography series puts ex-dictator back in frame | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

The image of former dictator Saddam Hussein has resounded in the minds of many Iraqis since his fall.

“When you kill the dictator, it doesn’t mean you can erase him from the minds of the people,” says Iraqi Kurdish photographer Jamal Penjweny whose series “Saddam is Here” attempts to capture this thought.

From dentists, to butchers, to soldiers; Iraqis across the country took part in the Penjweny’s photographic series, covering their faces with pictures of the former dictator while in their everyday locations.

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