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PROOF's latest exhibition at PHOTOVILLE in September

PROOF is proud and excited to announce our “Broken?” exhibition, which addresses the injustices within the United States criminal justice system and mass incarceration, has been selected for display at the annual Photoville event.

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India’s Top Police Official Stirs Up a Storm of Well-Deserved Criticism with Rape Comment

Many in India and around the world are rightfully livid, calling upon Ranjit Sinha, who leads the Central Bureau of Investigation in India, to step down from his position after he compared rape to unlicensed betting, stating “If you can't prevent rape, you enjoy it.” (Photo: CBI Director Ranjit Sinha, courtesy of NDTV)

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Samantha Lakin: Reflection on Murambi and National Memorial Sites in Rwanda

For the past three months, I have worked as an archival staff member and researcher at the Kigali Genocide Memorial, one of six national memorial sites in Rwanda that commemorate the Rwandan genocide against the Tutsi. (Photo: Riccardo Gangale).

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Maya Hadar: Can the Responsibility to Protect Prevent Future Atrocities?

In places like Sudan, DR Congo, Burma, and most recently, Syria, civilians continue to fall victim to ruthless actors who commit horrifying crimes to achieve their political aims. But in the 21st century, we no longer feel we can simply look the other way. Now we expect the international community to intervene when gross violations of human rights are either taking place or imminent. Photo: 2005 - The village of Tama, Sundan, burning (Lynsey Addario).

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