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‘Napalm Girl’ Kim Phuc Receives Prize for Peace Work

Kim Phuc was nine when a South Vietnamese plane dropped napalm bombs on her village, believing it harbored enemy North Vietnamese troops.
Tags: News, Vietnam War, Kim Phuc


‘Napalm Girl’ Kim Phuc receives German prize for peace work

BERLIN (AP) — Kim Phuc, known as the ‘Napalm Girl’ pictured in an iconic 1972 Vietnam War photo, is receiving a 10,000 euro ($11,350) award in Germany for her peace work. Organizers of the Dresden Prize say the 55-year-old, who now lives in Canada, is being honored Monday for her support of UNESCO and children […]
Tags: News, Germany, Berlin, Ap, Unesco, Canada, Nation, Kim Phuc, Dresden Prize


Annihilation Time playing NYC with Hank Wood after Skull Fest (lineup)

Oakland punks Annihilation Time's shows are few and far between these days, and they have just a few happening in 2018... Continue reading… [Author: Andrew Sacher]
Tags: Music, Blood Pressure, Inmates, Oakland, Music News, Tour Dates, Petite, Andrew Sacher, Dame, Peace Talks, Warpath, Kim Phuc, Hank Wood, Mower, Impalers, Hank Wood and the Hammerheads


Where I’m At: March, 2017 – Vung Tau edition

Where I’m At; a monthly update of what I’ve been up to and site news. Where I’ve Been Saigon I started the month in Saigon which is where I spent most of the month. I have a single entry three-month visa, so when I get that visa I stay in the country. I’ve had a pile of work to do and I’ll be travelling again soon so I was happy to stay grounded for a while. With my back feeling better I’ve been going out on more wanders and exploring some of the construction sites around the city. There is ...
Tags: Travel, Southeast Asia, Melbourne, Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City, Where I'm At, Saigon, Vung Tau, JAMES CLARK, Kim Phuc, Vung Tau Vung Tau, Denise Chong


The Naked and the Nude

Posted on 09/20/16 The recent skirmish over Facebook’s removal of a harrowing image—the Pulitzer Prize-winning, 1972 photograph of a young, naked Vietnamese girl running from a napalm explosion—certainly raises questions of censorship. Yet it also strikes me as a symptom of our porn problem. According to Fortune, Facebook removed the photograph after a Norwegian newspaper editor posted it as part of a series of war-themed images. When the editor attempted to re-post the...
Tags: Facebook, Media, Internet, Sex, Religion, History, News & Politics, Adam, Kim Phuc, Science & Technology, Home & Family, Karen Swallow Prior, Fortune Facebook


My Facebook op-ed

Aftenposten asked me to adapt my Medium post about the Facebook napalm photo incident as an op-ed. Here it is in Norwegian. Here is the English text: Text: Facebook needs an editor — to stop Facebook from editing. An editor might save Facebook from making embarrassing and offensive judgments about what will offend, such as its decision last week requiring writer Tom Egeland, Aftenposten editor Espen Egil Hansen, then Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg to take down a photo of great journalisti...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Publishing, Uncategorized, Silicon Valley, Zuckerberg, UT, Hansen, Erna Solberg, Gutenberg, Nick Ut, Kim Phuc, Silicon Valley Facebook


Napalm Girl Photo Uncensored: Facebook Reinstates Iconic Vietnam War Photo After Censorship Outrage

Facebook backtracked Friday on its decision to censor the iconic “napalm girl” photo from the Vietnam War after CEO Mark Zuckerberg was accused of abusing his power by a Norwegian daily. The tech giant triggered outrage in Norway after it took down the 1972 image of naked 9-year-old Kim Phuc running from a napalm attack and screaming in pain. Facebook issued a statement saying it “listened to the community” and recognized the “global importance” of the photo.
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, News, Norway, Kim Phuc


It Took Facebook 2 Weeks To Figure Out The Difference Between War Photography And Kiddie Porn

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Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, News, California, Norway, Huffington Post, Zuckerberg, Ryan Grenoble, Hansen, Erna Solberg, Nick Ut, Kim Phuc


The Story Behind the ‘Napalm Girl’ Photo Censored by Facebook

The photo cemented Western public opinion against the war in Vietnam
Tags: Facebook, Photography, Uncategorized, Vietnam, Nick Ut, Kim Phuc


Norway's Largest Newspaper Accuses Mark Zuckerberg of Abusing Power After Facebook Deletes 'Napalm Girl' Post

An anonymous shares a report on The Guardian:Norway's largest newspaper has published a front-page open letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, lambasting the company's decision to censor a historic photograph of the Vietnam war and calling on Zuckerberg to recognize and live up to his role as "the world's most powerful editor." Espen Egil Hansen, the editor-in-chief and CEO of Aftenposten, accused Zuckerberg of thoughtlessly "abusing your power" over the social media site that has become a lync...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Tech, Norway, Vietnam, NICK, Zuckerberg, Kim Phuc, Egeland


Facebook bans famous war photo because the screaming, napalmed child's genitals are offensive

Facebook has banned one of the most famous images of the Vietnam war—then 9-year-old Kim Phuc running naked from a napalm attack on her village—for contravening the site's prohibition on "nudity." It even removed a posting of it by the Norwegian Prime Minister. The editor of Norwegian newspaper Aftenposten said the entire post, which was about iconic war imagery, was later deleted and the account of the reporter behind it suspended. Espen Egil Hansen has accused Mark Zuckerberg of "an abuse o...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Post, News, Censorship, Vietnam, Hansen, Nick Ut, Kim Phuc, Llewellyn, Phuc


Facebook just censored the Prime Minister of Norway for posting one of the most famous photos ever

Facebook just censored the Prime Minister of Norway. The social network is caught in a rapidly escalating spat over censorship, freedom of expression, and editorial responsibilities. At the centre of it is a world-famous, Pullitzer Prize-winning photo taken during the Vietnam War of children fleeing in terror from a napalm strike — inclduing 9-year-old Kim Phuc, who is naked. (Facebook's "community standards" prohibit nudity.) Facebook recently deleted a post from a Norweigian author who shared...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Trends, Norway, Erna Solberg, Kim Phuc, Solberg


Mark Zuckerberg was accused of 'abusing' his power after Facebook censored an iconic Vietnam war photo (FB)

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been accused of "abusing" his power by the editor of a Norwegian newspaper after Facebook censored posts from the newspaper and a Norwegian author containing the iconic "Napalm Girl" photo from the Vietnam war. Aftenposten, Norway's largest newspaper, posted a scathing front-page letter directed at the Facebook CEO on Friday, accusing him of failing to take the social network's editorial responsibilities as a media organisation seriously, risking dangerous conseq...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, US, Trends, Vietnam, Gizmodo, NICK, Hansen, Kim Phuc, Facebook CEO


Mark Zuckerberg was accused of 'abusing' his power after Facebook censored this iconic Vietnam war photo (FB)

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been accused of "abusing" his power by the editor of a Norwegian newspaper after Facebook censored posts from the newspaper and a Norwegian author containing the iconic "Napalm Girl" photo from the Vietnam war. Aftenposten, Norway's largest newspaper, posted a scathing front-page letter directed at the Facebook CEO on Friday, accusing him of failing to take the social network's editorial responsibilities as a media organisation seriously, risking dangerous conseq...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, US, Trends, Vietnam, Gizmodo, NICK, Hansen, Kim Phuc, Facebook CEO


Vietnam War napalm victim still carries scars

Kim Phuc is getting life-changing treatment 43 years after being burned by napalm during an attack during the Vietnam War. CNN's Alina Machado reports.
Tags: News, Cnn, Stories, Alina Machado, Kim Phuc


Forgiveness

As you become introspective and empathetic with your understanding of others thoughts and feelings you may begin to understand the pain you have caused others through your own unconscious (or conscious) actions. You behave out of a direct result of your own emotional pain, but when you become aware of the reason for your actions upon other people, this can now create an awareness of the situation that you didn’t have previously. You can feel extreme guilt and even shame, but the impact of that ...
Tags: Unesco, Manchester, Associated Press, Vietnam, Emotional Well-being, Life Change, Robert Karen, Phan Thi Kim Phuc, Stars and Stripes, John Plummer, Plummer, Wikipedia Related, Nick Ut, Kim Phuc


Girl in iconic Viet War photo learns to forgive oppressors through Jesus

Kim Phuc, the crying little girl who was photographed running naked away from an attack during the Vietnam War back in 1972 has learned to forgive her oppressors through Jesus Christ, and is now using all of her time and resources to campaign for peace around the world.
Tags: Jesus, Jesus Christ, Kim Phuc