Cuando el reportero gráfico Chris Hondros fue asesinado en Libia hace tres años, dejó atrás un archivo de “cientos de miles” de imágenes de su trabajo. Su novia Christina Piaia recopilo en un manuscrito el impactante y arriesgado trabajo de Chris. Testamento, es una recopilación de imágenes tomadas durante diez años que cubren el conflicto armado en países como Liberia, Irak y Afganistán.
Las ganancias recibidas por la venta del libro serán donados por Powerhouse Books y Getty Images al fondo Hondros Chris. Hondros fue asesinado en un ataque con morteros durante una misión en Misrata, Libia, el 20 de abril de 2011. Ese mismo incidente cobró la vida de su compañero fotoperiodista Tim Hetherington, e hirió a varios otros fotógrafos.
An unconscious woman is carried by supporters of Liberian presidential candidate George Weah after she fell ill from heat during a rally Oct. 8, 2005, in Monrovia, Liberia. This image is included in a new book of Chris Hondros’ work, available through powerHouse Books this month. Chris Hondros/Getty Images
Women and children listen to a paratrooper in the 1-504th regiment of the 82nd Airborne Division — nicknamed the “Red Devils” — during a raid on their house, a suspected militant compound, on Nov. 25, 2003, in Nassar el al Salaam, Iraq. Chris Hondros/Getty Images
Samar Hassan, 5, screams after her parents were killed by U.S. soldiers with the 25th Infantry Division in a shooting Jan. 18, 2005, in Tal Afar, Iraq. The troops fired on the Hassan family car when it unwittingly approached them during a dusk patrol in the tense northern Iraqi town. Chris Hondros/Getty Images
A U.S. Marine pulls down a picture of Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein at a school on April 16, 2003. Chris Hondros/Getty Images
United Nations peacekeepers from Uruguay tend to a pregnant Haitian woman who lost consciousness in a massive crowd during a rice distribution for earthquake-displaced Haitians in front of the National Palace, Jan. 25, 2010. Chris Hondros/Getty Images
A Kurdish schoolgirl walks home from school March 5, 2003, in Cizre, Turkey. Chris Hondros/Getty Images
An Afghan girl stands in the ruins of Darul Aman Palace on the outskirts of Kabul, Oct. 21, 2010. Chris Hondros/Getty Images
Joseph Duo, a Liberian militia commander loyal to the government, exults after firing a rocket-propelled grenade at rebel forces at a key strategic bridge, July 20, 2003. Chris Hondros/Getty Images
A rebel fighter celebrates as his comrades fire a rocket barrage toward the positions of troops loyal to Libyan ruler Muammar Gaddafi, April 14, 2011. Chris Hondros/Getty Images
A truck dumps rubble into a pit full of the dead in Titanyen after a devastating earthquake struck Haiti, Jan. 16, 2010. Chris Hondros/Getty Images
A child Liberian militia soldier loyal to the government walks away from firing on rebel forces across a key bridge while another taunts them, July 30, 2003. Chris Hondros/Getty Images
A supporter of embattled Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak rides a camel through the melee during a clash between pro-Mubarak and anti-government protesters in Tahrir Square in Cairo on Feb. 2, 2011. Chris Hondros/Getty Images
Marines of the Force Recon attachment to the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit interrogate an Iraqi prisoner, April 12, 2003. The prisoner and two others were picked up fleeing from the Marines and trying to discard military uniforms and IDs. Chris Hondros/Getty Images