10 Powerful Pictures That Will Destroy Your Faith in Humanity

Faded but not forgotten!



A picture is worth a thousand words.

Some even more so; they have the power to leave us speechless, captivate us and to even break our hearts. The pictures in this article aren’t filled with sunshine and rainbows. They don’t paint happy and fake pictures in our eyes. These raw and real pictures will move us from the inside and shake our core. They might be dark in nature, but there’s a sense of truth and reality that rings a bell in our head.

Many of these events took place in history and have surely faded away from memory. These are the pictures that are the horrifying truth of the darkest moments of the humanity. After seeing these powerful photos, you will be left with teary eyes and a heavy heart.

It might not be an exaggeration to say that this is where humanity lost…

Take a look…


Bloody Saturday

A Chinese baby was seen crying in the ruins of Shanghai Railway Station during the second Sino-Japanese war.


Before and after pictures of Hiroshima.

The worst news I have ever come across in my life.


The final embrace

Most haunting picture of the dead couple after the collapse of a garment factory in Bangladesh.


Terror-Famine of Ukraine

Holodomor, a man-made famine in Soviet Ukraine killed between 7 million and 10 million people in 1932 and 1933.


The burden of the war

The young child carrying his dead younger sibling after the Nagasaki bomb attack.


Mass Grave 3

Nazi concentration camp where over 70,000 people were killed. Can anything look more saddening than this?


A Mongolian woman

A Mongolian woman condemned to die of starvation for reasons unknown.


The last Jew

Nazi death squad while shooting the last Jew in Vinnitsa.


Slave Trade

The picture depicting the dehumanizing act of the Atlantic Slave Trade.


Fallen while

Peter Fechter was a German bricklayer from Berlin. He and his friend wanted to cross the wall. All dreams of Peter to reach West Germany were crushed while crossing Berlin Wall as he was shot dead moments before he could do that. His friend made it through successfully but he couldn’t.

That is all for now. Don’t forget to share the story of these powerful pictures.


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