Tuesday, October 18, 2016

patient succumbs

NIKON-WALKLEY PHOTO OF THE YEAR WINNER A patient, later identified as 43-year-old husband and father of four, Baynazar Mohammad Nazar, lies dead on the operating table inside the Médecins Sans Frontières Kunduz Trauma Center in Afghanistan, following the 3 October attack by an American AC-130 gunship on the hospital in which 41 were killed. ‘It’s an image to stop you in your tracks,’ the awards team said. ‘Even before you know the background to the photograph, that single frame damns all the horror and devastation of war to destroy the innocent’.


  1. I have nothing much, it seems, yet there is still this breath. Refrain from killing (and that includes suicide till genocide).

  2. At the edge of hope lies despair.