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Title: Ice crystal hallCanon EOS 350D
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Cretense Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5339 W: 74 N: ] (68685)
Title: Frozen churchCanon EOS 350D
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Cretense Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5339 W: 74 N: ] (68685)
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Featured Theme: Islands - Ilhas (26 photos) :: Humberto Grein (betogrein) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 655 W: 80 N: 430] (2232) [Group Theme][view all themes]
Brazil
Title: Dawn in the BeachKodak DX6340
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betogrein Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 655 W: 80 N: 430] (2232)
Brazil
Title: Ilha das Cabras (V)Kodak DX6340
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betogrein Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 655 W: 80 N: 430] (2232)
Brazil
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betogrein Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 655 W: 80 N: 430] (2232)
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Brazil
Title: Ouro Preto e seus telhados
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tonico (28)
Brazil
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tonico (28)
Brazil
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Featured Critique: Andre Roberge (InasiaJones) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1423 W: 152 N: 6218] (31372)[view all critiques]

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Hi Neels,

South Africa has the highest number of people infected with HIV in the world and everywhere you go around this country, you can see these posters on every poles, advertising Penis Enlargement and Safe Abortion, like if one was the consequence of the other.

Meanwhile, South African president Jacob Zuma have been charged of raping a 31 year old woman in 2005, despite knowing that she was HIV-positive. He stated in court that he took a shower afterwards to "cut the risk of contracting HIV".

So for me, your images resume all about South Africa: rape, abortion, HIV, crime and death.

• South Africa has amongst the highest incidences of child and baby rape in the world.

• More than 25% of South African men admitted to raping more than one person.

• It is estimated that 500,000 women are raped in South Africa every year.

• It is estimated that a woman born in South Africa has a greater chance of being raped than learning how to read.

• The 2007 UNAIDS report estimated that 5,700,000 South Africans had HIV/AIDS.

• 310,000 South Africans died of AIDS in 2009

• South Africa have the highest recorded per capita murder rate in the world with 59 homicides per 100,000 people. The US, by comparison, had 6.

• South African convicts have a 94% recidivism rate.

International observers and locals organizations present evidence that South Africa's crime statistics are at least double than official statistics have so far admitted, based on original source documents, government archives, the Central Statistics Service, Interpol, the South African Medical Research Council statistics, and many other sources.

Today was an election day in South Africa, and ANC will win again, despite corruption, incompetence through manipulation of the uneducated population. Three months ago, Jacob Zuma have mentioned: "Those who don't vote for ANC vote for Satan, those who will vote for me will go in Paradise".

And poor black people believe that, like they believe in Sangoma, witchcrafts and spirits, and therefore, vote for ANC by fear to go in hell... So with this president in place, criminals can keep raping, stealing and killing in peace. Safe abortion, pain free...

Andrι
South Africa
Title: Life and Death
Life and Death (38)
corjan3 Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 249 W: 17 N: 433] (2025)
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Portugal
Title: My window,s flower
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Sri Lanka
Title: Portrait in the tea plantation (3)Canon EOS 350D
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