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mursi woman  
   

mursi woman

among the southern tribes

October 30th 2012
Hundreds of bodies litter the killing field. Many still twitch as the cherry red blood bubbles out of slit necks and pools in the mud. Blood-splattered butchers hunch over the bodies, their axes methodically rising and falling as they hack through flesh and bone. Others peel away the skin with long curved black bladed knives. Cows that had fifteen minutes before been chased across the field by squ ... read more
Africa » Ethiopia » Southern Nations Region » Turmi

Ethiopian Flag Unique among African countries, the ancient Ethiopian monarchy maintained its freedom from colonial rule, with the exception of the 1936-41 Italian occupation during World War II. In 1974 a military junta, the Derg, deposed Emperor Haile SELASSIE (wh... ... read more
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Tot: 1.7s; Tpl: 0.009s; cc: 11; qc: 59; dbt: 0.0694s; 59; m:apollo w:www (50.28.60.10); sld: 3; ; mem: 6.7mb