Matthew Cassel

Matthew Cassel is a journalist and photographer from Chicago living in the Arab world. Follow him at JustImage.org.

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Thursday, January 10, 2013 - 8:40am
Families Grieve as Chicago Killings Increase
CHICAGO - A stack of glossy images showing an active and smiling young man is all that's left for Darius McGraw's family to remember him by. On a cold morning in November 2012, 22-year-old McGraw was gunned down while walking to the home of his fiancée on Chicago's Southwest Side to pick up the couple's two-year-old daughter, Harmony.
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Saturday, December 3, 2011 - 1:00pm
Even Bahrain's Use of 'Miami Model' Policing Will Not Stop the Uprising
In 2003, as a photography student in Chicago, I travelled to Miami to cover protests by trade unionists and other activists at a meeting of the Free Trade Area of the Americas . I had just returned from witnessing the repressive tactics of the Israeli army against Palestinians – invasions, curfew, violent crackdown on unarmed protests – but never expected to see them deployed at home in a US city.
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