Thursday, October 6, 2011

Death at the door of paradise

A picture taken by Javier Bauluz, a Spanish photographer and winner of a Pulitzer Prize, shows two Spanish tourists on a beach looking at the lifeless body of a clandestine boat immigrant. The picture was part of a report on the entry of illegal immigrants through the shores of Western Europe. It denounces people’s indifference to the tragedies of others. Following its publication in La Vanguardia and the New York Times, reviews and commentaries poured into Spain.

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