Why? Why? Why?’ Ukraine’s Mariupol descends into despair

Why? Why? Why?’ Ukraine’s Mariupol descends into despair

⚠️ Content warning: graphic images and descriptions of violence • It’s the details: Inhabitans of besieged Mariupol toss bodies into mass graves as fast as they can, to minimize the risk of being killed themselves. A lot of what you’re about to see and read in this report from inside Mariupol is unfathomable, unbearable. It made me think of something I learned from philosopher and former war journalist Carolin Emcke: Journalism is about bearing witness, giving a voice to those who can’t speak for themselves. The reporters of the Associated Press took great risks to witness what needs to be witnessed.

From Weekly Filet #386, in March 2022.

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