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Health, Death and Poverty in Indigeno...
San Jorge La Laguna , Solola, Guatemala
By hiroko tanaka
27 Jul 2012

Family members mourn during the funeral for Rodrigo, who passed away after 7 years of suffering from diabetes and nutritional deficiencies. In his last months, the 49 year-old father of five, decided not to seek further treatment in order to save his family the financial burden.

In Guatemala, death too often represents a heavy financial burden. On top of their daily struggle to secure money for food and necessities, many families have to deal not only with grief but also with huge debts for the wake and funeral.

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Health, Death and Poverty in Indigeno...
San Jorge La Laguna , Solola, Guatemala
By hiroko tanaka
27 Jul 2012

Family members mourn during the funeral for Rodrigo, who passed away after 7 years of suffering from diabetes and nutritional deficiencies. In his last months, the 49 year-old father of five, decided not to seek further treatment in order to save his family the financial burden.

In Guatemala, death too often represents a heavy financial burden. On top of their daily struggle to secure money for food and necessities, many families have to deal not only with grief but also with huge debts for the wake and funeral.

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Health, Death and Poverty in Indigeno...
San Jorge La Laguna , Solola, Guatemala
By hiroko tanaka
27 Jul 2012

Family members mourn during the funeral of Rodrigo, who passed away after 7 years of suffering from diabetes and nutritional deficiencies. In his last months, the 49 year-old father of five, decided not to seek further treatment in order to save his family the financial burden.

In Guatemala, death too often represents a heavy financial burden. On top of their daily struggle to secure money for food and necessities, many families have to deal not only with grief but also with huge debts for the wake and funeral.

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Health, Death and Poverty in Indigeno...
San Jorge La Laguna , Solola, Guatemala
By hiroko tanaka
27 Jul 2012

Family members mourn during the funeral of Rodrigo, who passed away after 7 years of suffering from diabetes and nutritional deficiencies. In his last months, the 49 year-old father of five, decided not to seek further treatment in order to save his family the financial burden.

In Guatemala, death too often represents a heavy financial burden. On top of their daily struggle to secure money for food and necessities, many families have to deal not only with grief but also with huge debts for the wake and funeral.

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Health, Death and Poverty in Indigeno...
San Jorge La Laguna , Solola, Guatemala
By hiroko tanaka
27 Jul 2012

Family members mourn during the funeral of Rodrigo, who passed away after 7 years of suffering from diabetes and nutritional deficiencies. In his last months, the 49 year-old father of five, decided not to seek further treatment in order to save his family the financial burden.

In Guatemala, death too often represents a heavy financial burden. On top of their daily struggle to secure money for food and necessities, many families have to deal not only with grief but also with huge debts for the wake and funeral.

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Health, Death and Poverty in Indigeno...
San Jorge La Laguna , Solola, Guatemala
By hiroko tanaka
27 Jul 2012

A family member mourns during the funeral of Rodrigo, who passed away after 7 years of suffering from diabetes and nutritional deficiencies. In his last months, the 49 year-old father of five, decided not to seek further treatment in order to save his family the financial burden.

In Guatemala, death too often represents a heavy financial burden. On top of their daily struggle to secure money for food and necessities, many families have to deal not only with grief but also with huge debts for the wake and funeral.

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Health, Death and Poverty in Indigeno...
San Jorge La Laguna , Solola, Guatemala
By hiroko tanaka
27 Jul 2012

A family member mourns after the funeral of Rodrigo, who passed away after 7 years of suffering from diabetes and nutritional deficiencies. In his last months, the 49 year-old father of five, decided not to seek further treatment in order to save his family the financial burden.

In Guatemala, death too often represents a heavy financial burden. On top of their daily struggle to secure money for food and necessities, many families have to deal not only with grief but also with huge debts for the wake and funeral.

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Health, Death and Poverty in Indigeno...
San Jorge La Laguna , Solola, Guatemala
By hiroko tanaka
27 Jul 2012

Mourners walk with the coffin to the cemetery during the funeral for Rodrigo, who passed away after 7 years of suffering from diabetes and nutritional deficiencies. In his last months, the 49 year-old father of five, decided not to seek further treatment in order to save his family the financial burden.

In Guatemala, death too often represents a heavy financial burden. On top of their daily struggle to secure money for food and necessities, many families have to deal not only with grief but also with huge debts for the wake and funeral.

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The brother and mother of Rad Mecid S...
Al Qamishlo, Qamishli, Syria
By benjaminhiller
22 Jul 2012

The Kurdish civil guard Rad Mecid Sexmus was shot at an Kurdish roadblock, set up in the city of Al Qamishlo, by Syrian soldiers during a nightly attacked. Since two days clashes between the Kurdish militia YPG and Syrian forces erupted in the Northeast of Syria while the Kurdish movement took over several cities from Assad.

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The wife (m) of Rad Mecid Sexmus, a K...
Al Qamishlo, Qamishli, Syria
By benjaminhiller
22 Jul 2012

The Kurdish civil guard Rad Mecid Sexmus was shot at an Kurdish roadblock, set up in the city of Al Qamishlo, by Syrian soldiers during a nightly attacked. Since two days clashes between the Kurdish militia YPG and Syrian forces erupted in the Northeast of Syria while the Kurdish movement took over several cities from Assad.

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The wife (m) of Rad Mecid Sexmus, a K...
Al Qamishlo, Qamishli, Syria
By benjaminhiller
22 Jul 2012

The Kurdish civil guard Rad Mecid Sexmus was shot at an Kurdish roadblock, set up in the city of Al Qamishlo, by Syrian soldiers during a nightly attacked. Since two days clashes between the Kurdish militia YPG and Syrian forces erupted in the Northeast of Syria while the Kurdish movement took over several cities from Assad.

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The wife (m) of Rad Mecid Sexmus, a K...
Al Qamishlo, Qamishli, Syria
By benjaminhiller
22 Jul 2012

The Kurdish civil guard Rad Mecid Sexmus was shot at an Kurdish roadblock, set up in the city of Al Qamishlo, by Syrian soldiers during a nightly attacked. Since two days clashes between the Kurdish militia YPG and Syrian forces erupted in the Northeast of Syria while the Kurdish movement took over several cities from Assad.

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The Kurdish civil guard Rad Mecid Sex...
Al Qamishlo, Qamishli, Syria
By benjaminhiller
22 Jul 2012

The Kurdish civil guard Rad Mecid Sexmus was shot at an Kurdish roadblock, set up in the city of Al Qamishlo, by Syrian soldiers during a nightly attacked. Since two days clashes between the Kurdish militia YPG and Syrian forces erupted in the Northeast of Syria while the Kurdish movement took over several cities from Assad.

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The Kurdish civil guard Rad Mecid Sex...
Al Qamishlo, Qamishli, Syria
By benjaminhiller
22 Jul 2012

The Kurdish civil guard Rad Mecid Sexmus was shot at an Kurdish roadblock, set up in the city of Al Qamishlo, by Syrian soldiers during a nightly attack. Since two days clashes between the Kurdish militia YPG and Syrian forces erupted in the Northeast of Syria while the Kurdish movement took over several cities from Assad.

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The Kurdish civil guard Rad Mecid Sex...
Al Qamishlo, Qamishli, Syria
By benjaminhiller
22 Jul 2012

The Kurdish civil guard Rad Mecid Sexmus was shot at an Kurdish roadblock, set up in the city of Al Qamishlo, by Syrian soldiers during a nightly attack. Since two days clashes between the Kurdish militia YPG and Syrian forces erupted in the Northeast of Syria while the Kurdish movement took over several cities from Assad.

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The Kurdish civil guard Rad Mecid Sex...
Al Qamishlo, Qamishli, Syria
By benjaminhiller
22 Jul 2012

The Kurdish civil guard Rad Mecid Sexmus was shot at an Kurdish roadblock, set up in the city of Al Qamishlo, by Syrian soldiers during a nightly attack. Since two days clashes between the Kurdish militia YPG and Syrian forces erupted in the Northeast of Syria while the Kurdish movement took over several cities from Assad.

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The Kurdish civil guard Rad Mecid Sex...
Al Qamishlo, Qamishli, Syria
By benjaminhiller
22 Jul 2012

The Kurdish civil guard Rad Mecid Sexmus was shot at an Kurdish roadblock, set up in the city of Al Qamishlo, by Syrian soldiers during a nightly attacked. Since two days clashes between the Kurdish militia YPG and Syrian forces erupted in the Northeast of Syria while the Kurdish movement took over several cities from Assad.

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The brother and mother of Rad Mecid S...
Al Qamishlo, Qamishli, Syria
By benjaminhiller
22 Jul 2012

The Kurdish civil guard Rad Mecid Sexmus was shot at an Kurdish roadblock, set up in the city of Al Qamishlo, by Syrian soldiers during a nightly attacked. Since two days clashes between the Kurdish militia YPG and Syrian forces erupted in the Northeast of Syria while the Kurdish movement took over several cities from Assad.

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The wife (m) of Rad Mecid Sexmus, a K...
Al Qamishlo, Qamishli, Syria
By benjaminhiller
22 Jul 2012

The Kurdish civil guard Rad Mecid Sexmus was shot at an Kurdish roadblock, set up in the city of Al Qamishlo, by Syrian soldiers during a nightly attacked. Since two days clashes between the Kurdish militia YPG and Syrian forces erupted in the Northeast of Syria while the Kurdish movement took over several cities from Assad.

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The wife (m) of Rad Mecid Sexmus, a K...
Al Qamishlo, Qamishli, Syria
By benjaminhiller
22 Jul 2012

The Kurdish civil guard Rad Mecid Sexmus was shot at an Kurdish roadblock, set up in the city of Al Qamishlo, by Syrian soldiers during a nightly attacked. Since two days clashes between the Kurdish militia YPG and Syrian forces erupted in the Northeast of Syria while the Kurdish movement took over several cities from Assad.

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The wife (m) of Rad Mecid Sexmus, a K...
Al Qamishlo, Qamishli, Syria
By benjaminhiller
22 Jul 2012

The Kurdish civil guard Rad Mecid Sexmus was shot at an Kurdish roadblock, set up in the city of Al Qamishlo, by Syrian soldiers during a nightly attacked. Since two days clashes between the Kurdish militia YPG and Syrian forces erupted in the Northeast of Syria while the Kurdish movement took over several cities from Assad.

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The Kurdish civil guard Rad Mecid Sex...
Al Qamishlo, Qamishli, Syria
By benjaminhiller
22 Jul 2012

The Kurdish civil guard Rad Mecid Sexmus was shot at an Kurdish roadblock, set up in the city of Al Qamishlo, by Syrian soldiers during a nightly attacked. Since two days clashes between the Kurdish militia YPG and Syrian forces erupted in the Northeast of Syria while the Kurdish movement took over several cities from Assad.

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The Kurdish civil guard Rad Mecid Sex...
Al Qamishlo, Qamishli, Syria
By benjaminhiller
22 Jul 2012

The Kurdish civil guard Rad Mecid Sexmus was shot at an Kurdish roadblock, set up in the city of Al Qamishlo, by Syrian soldiers during a nightly attack. Since two days clashes between the Kurdish militia YPG and Syrian forces erupted in the Northeast of Syria while the Kurdish movement took over several cities from Assad.

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The Kurdish civil guard Rad Mecid Sex...
Al Qamishlo, Qamishli, Syria
By benjaminhiller
22 Jul 2012

The Kurdish civil guard Rad Mecid Sexmus was shot at an Kurdish roadblock, set up in the city of Al Qamishlo, by Syrian soldiers during a nightly attacked. Since two days clashes between the Kurdish militia YPG and Syrian forces erupted in the Northeast of Syria while the Kurdish movement took over several cities from Assad.

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The Kurdish civil guard Rad Mecid Sex...
Al Qamishlo, Qamishli, Syria
By benjaminhiller
22 Jul 2012

The Kurdish civil guard Rad Mecid Sexmus was shot at an Kurdish roadblock, set up in the city of Al Qamishlo, by Syrian soldiers during a nightly attacked. Since two days clashes between the Kurdish militia YPG and Syrian forces erupted in the Northeast of Syria while the Kurdish movement took over several cities from Assad.

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The Kurdish civil guard Rad Mecid Sex...
Al Qamishlo, Qamishli, Syria
By benjaminhiller
22 Jul 2012

The Kurdish civil guard Rad Mecid Sexmus was shot at an Kurdish roadblock, set up in the city of Al Qamishlo, by Syrian soldiers during a nightly attacked. Since two days clashes between the Kurdish militia YPG and Syrian forces erupted in the Northeast of Syria while the Kurdish movement took over several cities from Assad.

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Thousands of Egyptians attend Militar...
Cairo, Egypt
By U.S. Editor
21 Jul 2012

Thousands of Egyptians attended the “brief” military funeral of Egypt’s former vice president Omar Suleiman and longtime spy chief of former ousted regime on Saturday, July 21. In attendance were the head of Egypt’s Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF), Field Marshall Hussein Tantawi, PM Kamal al-Ganzouri, as well as representatives of President Mohamed Morsi’s office.

Weeping and screaming were loudly heard at Al-Rashdan Mosque in Nasr City in Cairo while the coffin was brought to the mosque.

The military funeral procession outside the mosque took less than five minutes.

SOUNDBITE 1 (Arabic) – Dr. Hussein Abaza, University professor, relative of Omar Suleiman:
“He was such a patriotic person who loved Egypt and would sacrifice himself for Egypt. He always served the country and was ready to serve it in any situation. He has always been an efficient member of the military institution. Egypt for him was the dearest to his heart.”

Funeral prayers held at the mosque and were attended by several thousand mourners in addition to Egypt's Grand Mufti Ali Gomaa and a delegation from Al-Azhar.

The mosque was heavily secured by military troops.

Supporters of Suleiman gathered outside the mosque, shouting statements against the Muslim Brotherhood as they accused the MB of conspiracy with the United States to murder Suleiman.

On the other hand, supporters of ousted president Hosni Mubarak demanded on their “Pro-Mubarak” Facebook page a quick investigation into the mysterious death of Suleiman and a public announcement of the results.

Suleiman died on Thursday, July 19, at the age of 76 at a hospital in the United States while undergoing medical tests as he suffered from lung disease as well as cardiac problems according to the Egyptian state-run Middle East News Agency (MENA).

It was Suleiman, who announced Mubarak's decision to step down from power in February 2011.

Local News Agency: Middle East Bureau / VCS
Shooting Dateline: July 21, 2012
Shooting Location: Cairo, Egypt
Publishing Time: July 21, 2012
Length: 0:02:33
Video Size: 125 MB
Language: Arabic
Column:
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Camera: VCS

SHOTLIS:

1- Medium shot of mourners gathering outside at Al-Rashdan mosque in Cairo where the funeral prayers of Omar Suleiman was held.
2- Medium shot of a woman holding a poster of Omar Suleiman.
3- Various shots of mourners carrying the coffin and heading to the funeral prayers.
4- Medium shot of a large poster of Omar Suleiman held by some supporters.
5- Medium shot of a woman crying and shouting.
6- Medium shot of a woman crying and another one holding a poster of Omar Suleiman.
7- Wide shot of people gathering outside Al-Rashdan mosque.
8- Various shots of the military funeral ceremony and procession held at Nasr City district in Cairo
9- SOUNDBITE 1 (Arabic) – Dr. Hussein Abaza, University professor, relative of Omar Suleiman:
“He was such a patriotic person who loved Egypt and would sacrifice himself for Egypt. He always served the country and was ready to serve it in any situation. He has always been an efficient member of the military institution. Egypt for him was the dearest to his heart.” 10-
11- Various shots of mourners inside Al-Rashdan mosque.
12- Medium shot of military soldiers standing outside the mosque where the funeral prayers were held.
13- Medium shot of military soldiers and body guards standing around the coffin inside the Al-Rashdan mosque.
14- Long shot of The Egyptian Grand Mofti Ali Gomaa sitting in the mosque.
15- Medium shot of mourners gathering outside the mosque clapping and shouting statements against the Muslim Brotherhood.
16- Large shot of a poster of Omar Suleiman held by one of the supporters.
17- Medium shot of mourners gathering outside the mosque and shouting statements against the Muslim Brotherhood.
18- Medium, tilt up shot of the coffin, the Grand Mofti and the mourners during the funeral prayers.
19- Various shots of military soldiers and mourners carrying the coffin inside the mosque while shouting “There is no god but Allah.”
20- Medium shot of a man holding a picture of Omar Suleiman written on it “Who murdered Egypt’s intelligent Chief?” and another man kissing the picture.
21- Wide shot of two supporters of Suleiman carrying a large poster of him.

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Health, Death and Poverty in Indigeno...
San Jorge La Laguna , Solola, Guatemala
By hiroko tanaka
03 Jul 2012

After seven years of suffering from diabetes and no access to adequate treatment and nutrition, 49-years old Rodrigo lays in bed, waiting for his last moment in his small home in San Jorge La Laguna, Guatemala. This father of five children has been in and out of hospital frequently. He chose not to return there to spare his family from financial difficulties.

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Health, Death and Poverty in Indigeno...
San Jorge La Laguna , Solola, Guatemala
By hiroko tanaka
03 Jul 2012

After seven years of suffering from diabetes and no access to adequate treatment and nutrition, 49-years old Rodrigo lays in bed, waiting for his last moment in his small home in San Jorge La Laguna, Guatemala. This father of five children has been in and out of hospital frequently. He chose not to return there to spare his family from financial difficulties.

In Guatemala, death too often represents a heavy financial burden. On top of their daily struggle to secure money for food, many families have to deal not only with grief but also with huge debts for the wake and funeral.

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Health, Death and Poverty in Indigeno...
San Jorge La Laguna , Solola, Guatemala
By hiroko tanaka
03 Jul 2012

After seven years of suffering from diabetes and no access to adequate treatment and nutrition, 49-years old Rodrigo lays in bed, waiting for his last moment in his small home in San Jorge La Laguna, Guatemala. This father of five children has been in and out of hospital frequently. He chose not to return there to spare his family from financial difficulties.

In Guatemala, death too often represents a heavy financial burden. On top of their daily struggle to secure money for food, many families have to deal not only with grief but also with huge debts for the wake and funeral.

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Health, Death and Poverty in Indigeno...
San Jorge La Laguna , Solola, Guatemala
By hiroko tanaka
03 Jul 2012

After seven years of suffering from diabetes and no access to adequate treatment and nutrition, 49-years old Rodrigo lays in bed, waiting for his last moment in his small home in San Jorge La Laguna, Guatemala. This father of five children has been in and out of hospital frequently. He chose not to return there to spare his family from financial difficulties.

In Guatemala, death too often represents a heavy financial burden. On top of their daily struggle to secure money for food, many families have to deal not only with grief but also with huge debts for the wake and funeral.

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Health, Death and Poverty in Indigeno...
San Jorge La Laguna , Solola, Guatemala
By hiroko tanaka
03 Jul 2012

Photographs of the young Rodrigo. This 49-year old father of five children, who suffers from diabetes and lack of nutrition, has chosen not to receive a treatment in order to spare his family from financial difficulties.

In Guatemala, death too often represents a heavy financial burden. On top of their lack of basic necessities, many families have to deal not only with grief but also with huge debts for the wake and funeral.

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Health, Death and Poverty in Indigeno...
San Jorge La Laguna , Solola, Guatemala
By hiroko tanaka
03 Jul 2012

Rosa takes care of her husband, Rodrigo, who is awaiting his last moment after seven years of suffering from diabetes and lack of nutrition. Rodrigo preferred not to receive a treatment in order to spare his family of five children from financial difficulties.

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Health, Death and Poverty in Indigeno...
San Jorge La Laguna , Solola, Guatemala
By hiroko tanaka
03 Jul 2012

Photographs of the young Rodrigo hang on the walls of his small house. This 49-year old father of five children, who suffers from diabetes and lack of nutrition, has chosen not to receive a treatment in order to spare his family from financial difficulties.

In Guatemala, death too often represents a heavy financial burden. On top of their lack of basic necessities, many families have to deal not only with grief but also with huge debts for the wake and funeral.

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Health, Death and Poverty in Indigeno...
San Jorge La Laguna , Solola, Guatemala
By hiroko tanaka
03 Jul 2012

After seven years of suffering from diabetes and no access to proper treatment and nutrition, 49-years old Rodrigo lays in bed, waiting for his last moment in his small home in San Jorge La Laguna, Guatemala. This father of five children has been in and out of hospital frequently. He chose not to return there to spare his family from financial difficulties.

In Guatemala, death too often represents a heavy financial burden. On top of their lack of basic necessities, many families have to deal not only with grief but also with huge debts for the wake and funeral.

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Health, Death and Poverty in Indigeno...
San Jorge La Laguna , Solola, Guatemala
By hiroko tanaka
03 Jul 2012

Rodrigo's niece, Alicia, visits her uncle's house. She works for the local non-profit organization “Mayan Families” which supports impoverished Guatemalan families. After seven years of suffering from diabetes and no access to proper treatment and nutrition, 49-years old Rodrigo lays in bed, waiting for his last moment in his small home in San Jorge La Laguna, Guatemala. This father of five children has been in and out of hospital frequently. He chose not to return there to spare his family from financial difficulties.

In Guatemala, death too often represents a heavy financial burden. On top of their lack of basic necessities, many families have to deal not only with grief but also with huge debts for the wake and funeral.

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Health, Death and Poverty in Indigeno...
San Jorge La Laguna , Solola, Guatemala
By hiroko tanaka
03 Jul 2012

In Guatemala, death too often represents a heavy financial burden. On top of their lack of basic necessities, many families have to deal not only with grief but also with huge debts for the wake and funeral.

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Shiekh Ahmad Abed Al-Wahed's Funeral
Tripoli, Lebanon
By Randa Mirza
21 May 2012

On the May 20th, at a checkpoint in Akkar (Northern Lebanon), the Lebanese army killed Sheikh Ahmad Abed Al-Wahed by firing his convoy. Military officials asserted that the Sunni Sheikh was shot because he did not stop at the checkpoint and his bodyguards opened fire on the military.

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Sunni Men Praying at the Sheikh's Fun...
Tripoli, Lebanon
By Randa Mirza
21 May 2012

On Sheikh Ahmad Abed Al-Wahed's burial day, different Sunni groups across Lebanon swore allegiance in solidarity with revolutionaries against the Iran-Syria axis. Sunni extremists are now part of major Sunni gatherings and sit-ins.

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Founder of Egypt's Intelligence Servi...
Cairo, Egypt
By Video Cairo Sat
15 May 2012

Cairo, Egypt | May 15, 2012

Zakariya Mohieddin, founder of Egypt's Intelligence Service, died Tuesday morning at the age of 94.

The head of Egypt’s ruling Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) Field Marshal Mohamed Hussein Tantawi, and his deputy Sami Anan attended the military funeral held for Mohieddin, who was also Vice President to Egypt’s late president Gamal Abdel-Nasser.

Mohieddin was an Egyptian military officer, member of the 1952 Revolution Command Council (RCC), politician, Prime Minister and head of the first intelligence body in Egypt, the Egyptian General Intelligence Service.

He was born in July 1918. In 1967, when Egypt lost the war with Israel, the late president Gamal Abdel-Nasser resigned and appointed Mohieddin to take over but he refused the position.

Egypt’s PM Kamal al-Ganzouri also attended the funeral along with a number of armed forces members who stressed the important role Mohieddin played in Egypt’s military and political history.

Local News Agency: Middle East Bureau / VCS
Shooting Dateline: May 15, 2012
Shooting Location: Cairo, Egypt
Publishing Time: May 15, 2012
Length: 0:01:23
Video Size: 69.2 MB
Language: Arabic
Column:
Organized by:
Correspondent:
Camera: VCS
SHOTLIST:
1- Various shots of the military funeral held by Egypt's SCAF for the death of Zakariya Mohieddin, founder of Egypt's Intelligence Service
2- Various shots of soldiers carrying the coffin of Mohieddin covered with the flag of Egypt
3- Various shots of prayers over the death of Mohieddin performed in a mosque in Cairo
4- Pan right, SCAF Chief Tantawi heading to the military funeral
5- Various shots of officials offering condolences
6- Various archive black-and-white shots of Mohieddin with late President Gamal Abdel-Nasser and late President Anwar Sadat
7- Various shots of the funeral and officials offering condolences to the deceased's family members