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Laos: Land of bombs

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The countryside of Laos is littered with unexploded mines, grenades artillery shells, cluster bombs and the remains of other military hardware. The people of Laos began to collect the metal from these leftovers of war and use it to make everyday items, photographer Diego Drudi says.

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Asia • Black-and-white • Diego Drudi • Laos
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Tomas van Houtryve has been photographing communism around the world for the past seven years. His interest was piqued while studying in Nepal. He also traveled to China, Cuba, Laos, Moldova, North Korea and Vietnam. The images he took in those countries are now published in his book, “Behind the Curtains.”

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China • Cuba • Laos • Moldolva • Nepal • North Korea • Photo Book • Tomas van Houtryve • Vietnam • VII Photo Agency

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