Monday’s Monument: Tortura Nunca Mais,  Recife, Brazil

Monday’s Monument: Tortura Nunca Mais, Recife, Brazil

The Monument No More Torture is in Padre Henrique Plaza in Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil. Designed by the architect Demetrio Albuquerque in response to a city request for proposals, it was the first monument built in honor of the dead and disappeared during the military...
Monday’s Monument: Monument aux Morts,  Gentioux, France

Monday’s Monument: Monument aux Morts, Gentioux, France

Erected in 1922, below the column which lists the name of the fallen of World War I, stands an orphan in bronze pointing to an inscription ‘Maudite soit la guerre’ (war be damned, or cursed be war.) Feelings ran so high that the memorial was not officially inaugurated...