15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Hamid Nazir Bhat, Palhallan, May 2017

Hamid Bhat is a victim of the pellet guns used by Indian Security Forces in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, ostensibly for law and order purposes. Hamid is blind in one eye and is suffering from unresolved psychological issues. This image was made for Amnesty International India in an effort document the human rights violations in this part of the world.

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Date Taken: 05.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Kahsmir, India
Copyright: © sirish nimmagadda