Nur al-Cubicle

A blog on the current crises in the Middle East and news accounts unpublished by the US press. Daily timeline of events in Iraq as collected from stories and dispatches in the French and Italian media: Le Monde (Paris), Il Corriere della Sera (Milan), La Repubblica (Rome), L'Orient-Le Jour (Beirut) and occasionally from El Mundo (Madrid).

Tuesday, April 12, 2005

Colombian Artist Botero Paints Abu Ghraib

botero abu ghraib Posted by Hello

Reknown Colombian painter Fernando Botero has depicted the horror of Abu Ghraib in a seris of paintings. Mr. Bottero says the photographic images of prisoner abuse so shocked him that he had to put his emotions on canvas.

Go to La Repubblica to see the gallery.


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