Rage Against The Machine

Tunisia’s Spark, Ctd

14 Jan 2011 11:44 am


With Mohammed Bouazizi’s self-immolation bound for the history books, The Daily What features another famous suicide in a new light:

Redditor mygrapefruit spent what I can only imagine was a considerable amount of time colorizing Malcolm Browne’s iconic photo of Vietnamese Mahayana Buddhist monk Thích Quảng Đức protesting the persecution of Buddhists by the American-backed government of Ngô Đình Diệm through the act of self-immolation (better known to many as the Rage Against the Machine debut album cover).

Original black-and-white version here.

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