December 14th, 2006

Chris Keeley

A woman paraded with a weapon during the rally. Memories are still fresh of the botched American-led

Joao Silva for The New York Times
Somalia 










Supporters of the Council of Islamic Courts listened to a speech at the rally. The Islamists' power is not rooted in their military strength but in their popular support within Mogadishu

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/12/14/world/africa/14somalia.html?hp&ex=1166158800&en=7bcfbcaf7bbeaa90&ei=5094&partner=homepage

Chris Keeley

Bushmen were wrongfully evicted from their ancestral grounds

Botswana Court Rules Bushmen Wrongfully Evicted
In Botswana, the High Court has ruled more than one thousand Bushmen were wrongfully evicted from their ancestral grounds. In 2002, Botswana’s government readied the Kalahari desert for diamond mining by pushing out the San, who are the oldest inhabitants of Southern Africa and live in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve. 

Chris Keeley

Photography Innovators of 2006

Joerg M. Colberg, Shinji and Teru Kuwayama, Andy Goetze, and Dennis Dunleavy

http://www.popphoto.com/americanphotofeatures/3511/photography-innovators-of-2006.html
A new generation of thought leaders has emerged to give photographers and photography fans new avenues of information.

Book Publishing

Photography Innovators of 2006
Ruud Van Empel/Th(e) Influencer

Lesley Martin
Executive editor of books, Aperture Foundation

Pascal Dangin
Founder of Box Studios and co-publisher of the Steidldangin imprint

Conservation

Cristina Mittermeier
Director of the International League of Conservation Photographers

Galleries

Jen Bekman
Founder of the Jen Bekman Gallery

Photo Agencies

Mark Lubell
New York Bureau Chief, Magnum Photos

Photography Culture

Marc Balet and Beatrice Dupire
Co-creators, Th(e) Influencer

Photojournalism

David Leeson
Director of Video, Dallas Morning News

Technology

Caterina Fake and Stewart Butterfield
Founders, Flickr

Evan Nisselson
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Digital Railroad