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Pic: Neda – Face of #iranelection

Pic: Neda – Face of #iranelection
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by Piers Fawkes, PSFK
  • 22 june 2009

A young female student was shot on a protest march in Tehran last Saturday. In a civil movement without any real leadership, this photo and one of her face covered in blood and video of her death has spread across the web as iconic imagery that symbolizes young Iranians’ struggles.

Here is the saddening video of her death on Karekar Avenue:

 

 

Side note: As we researched the imagery for this post, we noticed how during the Iran Crisis, Flickr seems to be being used as a blogging platform and not just an image sharing service. Iranians are uploading images with extensive commentary added to the images.

More: #iranelection on Twitter

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