In , Leibovitz published the book American Music , with an emphasis on important figures in the realm of blues, country, folk, hip-hop and jazz. This was later followed by "Pilgrimage," a touring exhibition that debuted in Washington, D. For the latter, Liebovitz chose to feature mostly clothed women from a variety of backgrounds and ages in contrast to the images of scantily clad models from previous calendars. Leibovitz and Sontag were in a year relationship that ended with Sontag's death in , with Leibovitz's father passing away just weeks later.
The two women traveled globally and found interconnections with their work, with Sontag encouraging Leibovitz to become more intimate with her photography. Leibovitz is also the mother of three children. At the age of 51, she had her daughter, Sarah. In , twin daughters Susan and Samuelle were born with the help of a surrogate mother.
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American photographer Cindy Sherman is known for her elaborately "disguised" self-portraits that focus on social role-playing and sexual stereotypes. American photographer Richard Avedon was best known for his work in the fashion world and for his minimalist, large-scale character-revealing portraits. Faith Ringgold is an American artist and author who became famous for creating innovative, quilted narrations that communicate her political beliefs. Photographer Diane Arbus's distinctive portraits showed the world how crazy and beautiful New Yorkers were in the s and '60s.
She was married to actor Allan Arbus. Kara Walker is an African-American artist who rose to fame for her use of large paper silhouettes to explore social issues surrounding gender, race and black history. Muslim men and boys from the camp and surrounding areas were rounded up, beaten, and killed. They were buried in mass graves, some still alive. Disarticulated body parts were found in secondary grave sites, indicating that human remains had been scattered in an effort to conceal the event. Ongoing trials at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia have led to convictions of genocide.
Mladic, charged with genocide, complicity in genocide, crimes against humanity, and violations of the laws or customs of war, remains a fugitive. The Bosnian war left over , dead. Approximately 20, people, mostly Bosnian Muslims, were killed in and around UN-designated safe areas. Graffiti in the Potocari battery factory used as a barracks by Dutch UN soldiers and Bosnian Serb soldiers after the fall of the Srebrenica enclave. Potocari battery factory, Srebrenica.
The young men are later shot in the back in a grassy area beside the road. Undisclosed source, Sarajevo. Nukic, Nezir, exact birth date unknown. Forester and road builder. Zivinice, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Mehic, Zumra, 09 Dec. Kladanj, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Mehic, Bajazit, 16 Sept. Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Mehic, Ahmedin, 16 Feb. He was found guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity during the International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg and was executed on October 16, He was appointed minister of justice for Bavaria, chairman of the National Socialist Jurists Association, and president of the Academy of German Law, which he founded.
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During his imprisonment and trial, he renewed his Catholic faith. In his testimony at Nuremberg, Frank claimed he submitted fourteen resignation requests to Hitler, but all were rejected.
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Official Adolf Hitler postage stamp and Hans Frank imitation stamp. The Hitler stamp was printed in for the second anniversary of the founding of the Generalgouvernement and was in circulation until the end of the Second World War. Henry Gitner Philatelists, Inc. It hung in the Wawel apartment of Hans Frank and was later brought to his family home, Schoberhof.
Czartoryski Museum, Krakow. Frank, Norman, 06 Mar. Bavarian television facilities director retired. Schliersee, Germany. MJK, 24 May Information withheld. Sommerfeld, Maximilian, 31 Mar. Gross-Umstadt, Germany. Ribal Btaddini is believed to be the reincarnation of his paternal grandfather, Milhem Btaddini. He is therefore both father and son to his own father, Fouad Btaddini, and the grandfather of his brothers, Feras Btaddini and Iad Btaddini.
As a child, Ribal was able to recall aspects of his previous life, including the location of his home and how to get there; clothing and where it had been purchased; bombings that had taken place the night of his death; and how his wife tried to drag his injured body to safety.
Ribal belongs to the Druze, a religious community found primarily in Lebanon, Israel, Jordan, and Syria. Reincarnation is central to their beliefs. Druze traditions derive from the Ismaili sect of Islam and are influenced by Gnostic principles and Greek philosophy. They do not accept converts, as their belief in intra-community reincarnation precludes the possibility of outside believers.
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The largely secular majority of Druze juhhal are denied access to holy literature and religious meetings by initiated members uqqal responsible for enforcing a strict code of moral and ethical behavior. The Druze played an integral role in the formation of the modern state of Lebanon. They have long concealed the more esoteric aspects of their beliefs for fear of persecution. Four additional relatives of Ribal Btaddini claim to have memories from previous lives.
Samar Barakat remembers drowning while trying to save her daughter who had fallen from a window into the sea. Ragheed Chehayeb remembers piloting a plane that was hit by a missile and crashed in Israel. Amal Btaddini remembers the necklace she used to wear as Najla Daou and the names of several people in Daou family photographs whom she has never met. She was born on the same day that Daou passed away. Bou Hamdan claims he drowned in his previous life as Al-Awar, following an airplane crash.
Deauville Beach, Khalde. Nazih Al-Danaf reenacting his death as Fuad Khaddage. Al-Danaf claims he was assassinated in his previous life as Khaddage while at his desk at the Dar El Taifeh in Beirut. Ribal is believed to be the reincarnation of his paternal grandfather, Milhem.