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Death and press photography in the anti-capitalist protests in Genoa 2001
Antigoni Memou

3 ‘When it bleeds, it leads’: death and press photography in the anti-capitalist protests in Genoa 2001 A n international protest was organised to coincide with the G8 summit taking place in Genoa from the 19 to 22 July 2001. The decision to mobilise an international protest was taken a year before at the World Social Forum (WSF) in Porto Allegre in Brazil, and was put into practice by the Genoa Social Forum (GSF) and over 800 international organisations and various groups.1 The protest events gained their significance, if not their notoriety, not from the

in Photography and social movements
Ariella Azoulay

me a while to realise that the categories that had served the representatives of the Red Cross –​such as ‘repatriation’ to describe the transfer of Palestinian women to Transjordan –​was part of a European political jargon that had come into being during two world wars and in the extended, systematic relocation of populations in Europe after the end of World War II.8 The neutrality that this jargon used by international organisations claims to express actually acknowledges and sanctifies only the sovereign power of nation-​states in which these organisations

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