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Shot of the Day: A Chinese Anti-Drug Face Painting Showcase


A controversial way to mark a controversial day.

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June 26 is designated by the United Nations General Assembly as the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking¬†(an event that has attracted much criticism because of its association with human rights abuses in various regimes). To mark the day by sending an anti-drug message, these students from East China’s Anhui Province had an artist paint their faces like skeletons.