Bud Dajo

A Notorious Photograph From a US Massacre in the Philippines Reveals an Ugly Truth

The Scars of History

The power of photography to depict the reality of war first emerged over a century ago. Yet despite showing with greater clarity than ever events like the slaughter at Bud Dajo by the U.S. military, it has not given us a universal language of empathy that could galvanize resistance to future crimes.