Photojournalist Vlad Sokhin talks about his “Crying Meri” imagery. Video: VS
Papua New Guinea is one of the most dangerous countries in the world for women to live in. While a series of images by photojournalist Vlad Sokhin are shocking, Asia-Pacific Journalism finds there are contrasting views about the real problem.
Report – By Lucas Dahlström
“Rasta was accused of sorcery by the people in her village, after the death of a young man. She was set upon by a crowd at his funeral then beaten and strangled before she escaped. She lost her hand in the attack.”
The picture of Rasta shows a pair of eyes that has suffered from violence and accusation. She covers the rest of her face with an arm that ends where a hand once were. Read more »