Saturday, January 5, 2008

Inhlazane Brutality (South Africa)


Inhlazane, Soweto, 15th September, 1990. An ANC supporter hacks at a burning Lindsaye Tshabalala as a young boy flees. This was one of a series of photographs that won the Pulitzer Prize for Spot News in 1990.


Inhlazane, Soweto, 15 September, 1990. An ANC supporter prepares to plunge a knife into Lindsaye Tshabalala, a suspected Inkatha supporter, during clashes at the start of the Hostel War.

Greg Sebastian Marinovich (born 1962) is an award-winning South African photojournalist, film maker, photo editor, and member of the Bang-Bang Club.
He co-authored the book
The Bang-Bang Club, which details South Africa's transition to democracy.
He was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Spot News Photography in 1991 for his coverage of ANC supporters brutally murdering a man they believed to be a Zulu spy.

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