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UNICEF. 19 September, 1983

UNICEF. 19 September, 1983

The Republic of Biafra - starving children

“ In much of the world sat back while the Nigerian government sought to commit genocide against the Republic of Biafra (mostly populated by the Igbo tribe).

The effects of war : Don McCullin's photograph of a 24 year old mother, starving along with her baby in Biafra, 1970s.

burnedshoes: “ © Don McCullin, ca. A mother and child in Biafra In the Igbo unilaterally declared their independence from Nigeria. Leading them quixotically was Col. Emeka Ojukwu, who.

United Action for Biafra / Nigeria. 19 December, 1969. A campaign group comprised of Leonard Cheshire, Winston Churchill, British Red Cross, Christian Aid, Commonwealth Concern, Oxfam, The Salvation Army, Save the Children Fund, Sue Ryder Foundation, War on Want and Unicef UK.

United Action for Biafra / Nigeria. 19 December, 1969. A campaign group comprised of Leonard Cheshire, Winston Churchill, British Red Cross, Christian Aid, Commonwealth Concern, Oxfam, The Salvation Army, Save the Children Fund, Sue Ryder Foundation, War on Want and Unicef UK.

Biafra 1969 - This was taken a couple of years after Igbos, Nigeria declared themselves independent and were at war. Over one million people died in three years. This is a prime example of desensitized documentation on the affects war has on civilians. It is showing one of what, at the time, ever so surprisingly, was Nigeria’s biggest killers – starvation or disease due to the way that families were put into these camps because of this African civil war.

Don McCullin, is one of the world's most gifted war photographer, whose unflinching photographs brought the horror of war into the homes of the UK throughout the and

The Biafra 12............http://www.igbofocus.co.uk/The-Biafran-War/the-biafran-war.html

Young mother breastfeeding her five months old son while holding her old starving daughter near Anwa in Biafra, August .