The photographer, Nick Ut, won a Pulitzer prize. A few weeks ago, Norwegian author Tom Egeland posted an entry on Facebook about, and including, seven photographs that changed the history of warfare. Listen, Mark, this is serious. Then you practice these rules without allowing space for good judgement. Finally you even censor criticism against and a discussion about the decision—and you punish the person who dares to voice criticism. I happen to know Espen Egil Hansen.
'Napalm girl’ Kim Phuc receives German prize for peace work
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Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about. Facebook decided Friday to reinstate the iconic, Vietnam War-era photograph of a naked girl running from a napalm attack. A link has been sent to your friend's email address. A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Please read the rules before joining the discussion.
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Aarti Shahani. This is a June 8, , file photo of South Vietnamese forces following after terrified children, including 9-year-old Kim Phuc center. The Pulitzer Prize-winning image is at the center of a heated debate about freedom of speech in Norway after Facebook deleted it from a Norwegian author's page. It is tempting to make every fiasco at Facebook about the power and the abuse of power of the algorithm.
Skip to content. A South Vietnamese plane accidentally dropped its flaming napalm on South Vietnamese troops and civilians. The terrified girl had ripped off her burning clothes while fleeing. Behind them are soldiers of the Vietnam Army 25th Division. Her picture was one of the most iconic images of the Vietnam War: a girl running naked down a road, screaming in pain after a napalm attack.