Power to the people

Gambia: They said “A word for the wise is sufficient”

Iwo Jima, My Lai, and Tiananmen Square, each represents an iconic image of the tragedy of war and civil strife forever carved in the collective human memory. They reveal the dark and ugly side of human nature. Every so often, ignorance and narcissism stand in the way of learning from the hard lessons of history. These tragedies of so long ago have again resurfaced in a land far, far away from the volcanoes of Iwo Jima and the bloody My Lai