GAZA STRIP. Shifa Hospital, Gaza City. February 2003. A white sheet wraps the body of a Palestinian that lies in front of two coolers in the morgue. The man was killed during on of the most violent months of the intifada in the Gaza. In February, the Israeli army was sent into the Gaza Strip almost every night with tanks and helicopters. In the last two weeks of February, more than 40 Palestinians were killed during the nighttime incursions.
As the US military fights to gain stability in Iraq, doctors, nurses, and medics are working on the front lines to keep the casualties down. Thomas Dworzak was embedded with the 44th, 50th and 115th Medical Companies in Iraq.
Requiem in Samba
by Alex Majoli
Living in the poor favelas of Brazil, photographer Alex Majoli
encountered a beautiful but violent culture shaped by the constant
specter of death. During his time there, he also discovered a
different outlook on life captured in the sounds of samba.