These portraits of Taliban soldiers were collected by Thomas Dworzak during his coverage of the fall of the Taliban regime in 2002. It is thought that most of these pictures are from Taliban members who had them taken in early November 2001, but could not pick them up as they had to flee the advancing opposition and United States' bombing.
No Whisper No Sigh by Magnum Photographers
This introspective photo essay was built around the concept of silence—from societal silence surrounding madness to that most personal silence that stems from the intense desire to express oneself and unburden the soul.
In recognition of the “Summer of Love” 40 years ago and the legendary Woodstock Music and Art Fair, which occurred this week in 1969 near Bethel, N.Y. Magnum and Slate present hippie culture in its heyday. (Note: This gallery contains nudity.)
Quote of the Week
I felt compelled to venture forth and explore the true face of the world. Leading a satisfying life of plenty had blinded many of us to the immense hardships beyond our borders.