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Picture of the Week #43

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A legacy from America’s “Secret War” on Laos. Many bombs were dropped on this country during the Vietnam War, although war was never officially declared on Laos.  Laos was bombed when the Americans were chasing the fleeing communist North Vietnamese soldiers who were hiding in Laos, as well as randomly aerial bombing the Laos-Vietnam border to destroy the so-called “Ho Chi Minh Trail”.

G-20 Summit in Toronto – Part 6

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This photo essay is part of a special Photo Journalism series covering the events leading up to and of the G-20 Summit hosted by Toronto in June 2010.

Click for Part One | Part Two | Part Three | Part Four Part Five Part Six | Part Seven | Part Eight | Part Nine.

So finally today, I caught some live G-20 action! There was a big protest on Queen St. and Bay St. They were protesting for the aboriginal community of Canada that is largely ignored by the government, and live in poverty on their own native land.

Poor education and unemployment are trademarks of Native reserves. It’s disheartening how the first peoples of this land live like refugees in their own house.

I got in the middle of all the action and took pictures like a true freelance photographer – it was fun! I saw first hand what a peaceful protest can accomplish – positive media coverage and increased public awareness.
I was walking around on Queen St. when I saw this...

I was walking around on Queen St. when I saw this…

G-20 Summit in Toronto – Part 5

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SubscribeFiled Under: Photo Journalism,by Neeraj

This photo essay is part of a special Photo Journalism series covering the events leading up to and of the G-20 Summit hosted by Toronto in June 2010.

Click for Part One | Part Two | Part Three | Part Four Part Five Part Six | Part Seven | Part Eight | Part Nine.

Here are some more pictures from the preparation that is going on in Toronto for the G-20 Summit to be held on June 26-27 at the Metro Toronto Convention Center.  Most of the preparation seen in the pictures below is to prevent vandalism in the event there are riots.

The City officials have removed garbage bins around the security zone - probably to prevent vandalism

The City officials have removed garbage bins around the security zone – probably to prevent vandalism