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Amnesty International’s 2014 Human Rights Conference / AGM

I was invited to exhibit my photography and also document parts of Amnesty International USA’s 2014 Human Rights Conference / Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Chicago two weeks ago. I usually photograph various components of these meetings each year, both nationally and regionally, which takes me all over the country – most recently to Boston, …

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Amnesty International’s Get on the Bus 2014

This week’s blog post features photos from this past Friday’s annual “Get on the Bus” gathering in New York City. Hundreds of Amnesty International members and activists got on buses and trains all throughout the northeast, from Maine to New Jersey, to gather in Manhattan for a day of human rights action and education. I …

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Delaware Repeal and Witness to Innocence

I was recently in Wilmington, Delaware to document a weekend’s worth of work by Witness to Innocence and the Delaware Repeal Project, to move the state closer to death penalty abolition. Witness to Innocence is an organization of death row exonerees who were freed from death rows around the United States because of their actual …

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The 2nd Anniversary of Troy Davis’s Execution

Saturday, September 21, 2013, marks the second anniversary of the execution of Troy Davis by the State of Georgia. I was there in Jackson, GA to document the final days of action around his case, and the final moments of his life in the presence of Troy’s siblings and family members outside the prison that …

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Joan Baez and the Indigo Girls (and a Steve Earle cameo)

Since 2000, I have been working on a personal project of photographing celebrities (among other groups) holding a sign that reads “I Oppose the Death Penalty!” The project is an extension of my death penalty photo documentary that began in 1999, and continues to this day. I have had the privelege of photographing (with the …

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Amnesty International’s Get on the Bus 2012

Every year I photograph the annual “Get on the Bus” day of human rights action and education in New York City for Amnesty International USA. This year’s event was April 27, but I am just now getting around to posting some shots on the blog. I wanted to get these up before the wedding season …

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