Monday, June 29, 2009
Congo Still Home to World's Most Photogenic Disaster
Foreign Policy magazine features a photographic essay on the world's most fragile countries.
Query: Do these photographs serve a purpose any longer? Is anyone still moved by them? Or do they simply confirm the viewers' belief that such places are hopeless?
Photo Caption & Credit: The displaced children seen here, in a camp in eastern Congo, are among the 1 million displaced from North Kivu province alone.
LIONEL HEALING/AFP/Getty Images