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Copyright: Street Putin

December 1st, 2010 by IM Pi

Copyright: Aung San Suu Kyi

November 26th, 2010 by IM Pi

Aung San Suu Kyi
is a former General Secretary for the Burmese opposition party the National League for Democracy. In the 1990 general election, Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy party won 59% of the national votes and 81%. Instead of allowing her rightful ascension to the presidency of Burma, the ruling military “Junta” [...]

Copyright: Vladimir Putin

April 21st, 2010 by IM Pi

Elected in 2000 after being named Yeltsin’s successor in 1999, Putin is known as a powerful and brutal leader. During his reign there have been scores of politically motivated assassinations throughout Russia. Many reporters and civil rights activist have been murdered for speaking out against the government. The most famous was a former spy killed in London from a radioactive mist traced back to Russia.

Copyright: Mir-Hossein Mousavi

April 21st, 2010 by IM Pi

Mir-Hossein Mousavi is an Iranian reformist politician, painter and architect who served as the seventy-ninth and last Prime Minister of Iran from 1981 to 1989. He ran for president of Iran in 2009 and was defeated through wide-spread voter fraud. Now, he is the leader of the Green Movement which defies the illegitimate Iranian government in the face of violence and even death.

Copyright: Morgan Tsvangirai

November 30th, 2009 by IM Pi

Morgan Richard Tsvangirai is the Prime Minister of Zimbabwe. He is a key figure in the opposition to President Robert Mugabe and has survived multiple attempts on his life. Recently Tsvangirai’s wife of 40 years, Susan Tsvangirai, was killed in the head-on collision, a tactic often employed by Mugabe. Tsvangirai endures however, and still continues to lead the country with Mugabe in a power-sharing deal.

Copyright: Robert Mugabe

November 29th, 2009 by IM Pi

Robert Gabriel Mugabe is the current President of Zimbabwe. He was elected in 1980. Mugabe is known as one of the worlds most violent dictators. He goes on racist diatribes, he compares himself to Hitler, and he intimidates political opponents with extreme violence and death. For instance, the wife of Mugabe’s political opponent, Patson Chipiro, was burned alive with a petrol bomb after her hands and feet were severed.

Copyright: Hu Jintao

November 9th, 2009 by IM Pi

Hu Jintao became the President of the People’s Republic of China in 2003. During his tenure, China has famously tightened its control over the internet and free speech. China has become a bigger player on the world stage, and is soon to be the worlds second largest economy. The world has become alarmed by China’s record on human rights, economic policy, and military expansion under Hu Jintoa’s watch.

Copyright: Putkill 1

November 6th, 2009 by IM Pi

This image depicts Vladimir Putin pointing a gun at the head of the assassinated Russian reporter Anna Politkovskaya. The photo of Putin was released as propaganda from the Russian government.

Copyright: Putkill 2

November 6th, 2009 by IM Pi

Copyright: Putkill 3

November 6th, 2009 by IM Pi