Welcome to CNN Photos

We tell powerful, inspiring stories through photography and offer a behind-the-scenes look at emerging and established photographers.

If you'd like your work to be considered, please e-mail us. You can also follow us on Twitter.

CNN Photos

143 0 4

Twenty years ago this month, mass killings began in the tiny African country of Rwanda. Shortly after the genocide began, photographer Gilles Peress traveled to Rwanda, a country he had visited only weeks before. The grim aftermath can be seen in his book “The Silence.”

Filed Under:

Black-and-white • Gilles Peress • Magnum Photos • Photo Book • Rwanda • World
11 0 30

Innocent, left, killed Gasperd's brother during the 1994 Rwandan genocide. Now they stand together where the murder took place, holding hands. "Love is a weapon to destroy evil" is written across their arms. Jeremy Cowart’s photos show reconciled Rwanda genocide survivors and oppressors.

Filed Under:

Belief Blog • Jeremy Cowart • Portraits • Rwanda • World
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 877 other followers