[ by Charles Cameron — the power of images in which overwhelming humanity is juxtaposed with overwhelming force ]
The image of Ieshia Evans standing truth to power became an instant icon last week, as did an earlier photo of a man facing down a line of tanks at Tienanmen Square. Now, that photo of individual courage in the face of a tank has a cousin from Turkey, and Kenneth Roth has paired the two of them in what I term a DoubleQuote in the Wild:
Turkey's tank man. pic.twitter.com/cCwnxyoCZj
— Kenneth Roth (@KenRoth) July 16, 2016
Serenity in the eye of a camera has many battalions.