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Repatriation of Haitians from the Dominican Republic; Dominican Republic, June 2015

Repatriation of Haitians from the Dominican Republic; Dominican Republic, June 2015

Taken on 2015-06-25

The Dominican Republic Is seeking to deport thousands of Haitians without legal status as well as Dominican born people of Haitian descent, despite have the lgal documentation. Two years ago, a consitituional court ruled that anyone born in the Dominican Republic between 1929 and 2010 was granted citizenship. However, those born to Haitian migrants were not.

Uploaded by Taylor on 2015-07-03

Turkish Authorities Detain ISIS Militants Fleeing From Tel Abyad, June 2015

Turkish Authorities Detain ISIS Militants Fleeing From Tel Abyad, June 2015

Taken on 2015-06-15

Turkish troops detaining ISIS militants who fled to Turkey from Tel Abyad after the joint YPG and FSA forces captured the city.

Source: Mahir Zeynalov/Twitter

Uploaded by parkinth on 2015-06-16

Devastation Caused by the Tbilisi Zoo by Flood; Georgia, June 2015

Devastation Caused by the Tbilisi Zoo by Flood; Georgia, June 2015

Taken on 2015-06-14

Following hours of heavy rainfall, a landslide dammed up the Vere river late on 13 June 2015. The resulting flood inflicted severe damage on the Tbilisi Zoo, a highway running through the Vere valley, and nearby houses, resulting in at least 12 deaths, including three zoo workers. One of them, a 56-year woman, had recently returned to work after having had an arm amputated two weeks earlier after a tiger mauled it. bout 36 people were admitted for mild-to-moderate injuries; most of them were discharged from hospitals on the same day. Of the 24 people reported as missing as of late 14 June, ten remained unaccountable for on 15 June.[6] More than 40 families were left homeless and 22,000 people were left without electricity. The Georgian government reported a preliminary estimated flood damage cost of approximately GEL 40 million.

Source: ზვიად ავალიანი (Zviad Avaliani)

Uploaded by SamiGoat on 2015-06-15

Destroyed Auto in Yemen from Saudi-Led Airstrikes; Sana'a Yemen, June 2015

Destroyed Auto in Yemen from Saudi-Led Airstrikes; Sana'a Yemen, June 2015

Taken on 2015-06-13

A destroyed car as a result of the Saudi Coalition's airstrikes against alleged Houthi positions, just south of the capital Sana'a.

Source: Ibrahem Qasim/Wikipedia

Uploaded by SamiGoat on 2015-07-16

House Destroyed in Sana'a, Yemen, During Saudi Bombardment; June 2015

House Destroyed in Sana'a, Yemen, During Saudi Bombardment; June 2015

Taken on 2015-06-13

Destroyed house in the south of Sanaa; June 2015.

Source: Ibrahem Qasim/Wikipedia

Uploaded by SamiGoat on 2015-07-16

Islamic State Soldiers Stop Displaced Syrian Families From Crossing into Turkey, June 2015

Islamic State Soldiers Stop Displaced Syrian Families From Crossing into Turkey, June 2015

Taken on 2015-06-13 *

Displaced Syrian families are stopped from crossing at the Turkish border by ISIS soldiers.

Source: Issa/Twitter

Uploaded by parkinth on 2015-06-14

Israel Holds Largest Pride Parade in the Middle East, June 2015

Israel Holds Largest Pride Parade in the Middle East, June 2015

Taken on 2015-06-12

Tel Aviv hosted it's annual LGBTQ Pride Parade on June 12. With more than 100,000 people in attendance, it is the largest and most peaceful of it's kind in the Middle East.

Source: Dave Shwartz

Uploaded by cbarr3 on 2015-06-17

Exiled Mormon (FLDS) Mother Demands Church Leaders Release her Children; Utah, U.S., June 2015

Exiled Mormon (FLDS) Mother Demands Church Leaders Release her Children; Utah, U.S., June 2015

Taken on 2015-06-10

Exiled women of The Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints protested outside of a Utah compound demanding the return of their underage children. It is reported that leaders of the compound retained custody of the children after their mothers were excommunicated in 2012. The children's fathers had previously been excommunicated. 15 children were released to the women.

Source: Zach Witney

Uploaded by cbarr3 on 2015-06-25

Migrants Line Up for Care on the Greek Island of Lesvos; Greece, June 2015

Migrants Line Up for Care on the Greek Island of Lesvos; Greece, June 2015

Taken on 2015-06-08

Migrants who arrived on the Greek island of Lesvos line up for food and care. Residents of the island are breaking the law by caring for the refugees. It is estimated that around 300 people arrive from Turkey and Syria a day.

Source: William Spindler

Uploaded by cbarr3 on 2015-06-23

Women and Children Fleeing Northern Syria Conflict; West of Tal Abyad, Syria, June 2015

Women and Children Fleeing Northern Syria Conflict; West of Tal Abyad, Syria, June 2015

Taken on 2015-06-06

Women and children fleeing ISIS occupied territory around Tal Abyad. A number of the featured women are seen removing their black burkas revealing brightly colored outfits in order to celebrate their freedom. The photos were taken west of Tal Abyad, known to the Kurdish as Girê Sipî, which has been under ISIS control since last year, according to local Kobani photo-journalist Jack Shahine. It is one of a few Turkish border crossings still ruled by ISIS.

Source: Jack Shahine/Cahida Dersim/Twitter

Uploaded by Taylor on 2015-06-07

Protestors Attack Police Protecting Kiev Pride March; Ukraine, June 2015

Protestors Attack Police Protecting Kiev Pride March; Ukraine, June 2015

Taken on 2015-06-06

Individuals protesting Kiev’s June 6th LGBTQ/I Pride “March for Equality” attacked some of the 2,000 Police officers that were deployed to protect the event on Saturday. Despite the violence, holding the march with police support was a positive step for the country which remains one of the most dangerous places for LGBTQ/I individuals in Europe. Last years’ march was cancelled because of the police’s refusal to protect the marchers.

Source: Bogdan Globa

Uploaded by cbarr3 on 2015-06-10

Heritage Buildings and Reconstruction in Bhaktapur & Patan, Nepal, April 2015

Heritage Buildings and Reconstruction in Bhaktapur & Patan, Nepal, April 2015

Taken on 2015-06-04

Bhaktapur is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The ancient capital of Nepal, it is home to numerous architectural and artistic marvels in the form of temples and palaces. After the 2015 Nepal Earthquake, many of these ancient buildings collapsed along with homes in the neighbourhood, However, many of them are still intact although they may have varying levels of structural damage. Relief tents have been erected in the squares and other open spaces for those who have lost their homes. These photos show a square which has two standing temples amidst a lot of rubble. One cannot enter these temples yet for fear of structural damage/ a violent aftershock. One can see two Chinese Red Cross relief tents in the square between the temples.

Uploaded by supriyaa on 2015-06-08

Protests Against Femicide; Buenos Aires, Argentina, June 2015

Protests Against Femicide; Buenos Aires, Argentina, June 2015

Taken on 2015-06-04

This report features scenes from large demonstrations in Buenos Aires, Argentina that saw thousands of people march against gender violence and femicide following a the murder of a 14 year old girl in May 2015 by her 16 year old brother and a series of similarly shocking cases of femicide. In Argentina, a women is murdered every 31 hours. Women's rights organisations, unions, political parties and the Catholic Church voiced their support for the demonstrations. Argentina's current President, Cristina Elisabet Fernandez, also took to social media condemning 'a culture that devastates women'. Marches against femicide are also taking place in neighbouring Chile and Uruguay.

Uploaded by Taylor on 2015-06-21

An Empty Supermarket due to Conflict & Blockade in Aden, Yemen; June 2015

An Empty Supermarket due to Conflict & Blockade in Aden, Yemen; June 2015

Taken on 2015-06-02

An Aden supermarket just a few weeks away from Ramadan. They're not sold out, there's just nothing to sell.

Source: Mally/Twitter

Uploaded by parkinth on 2015-06-04

Activists Arrested in Moscow After Organizing Display of LGBTQ/I Pride; Russia, June 2015

Activists Arrested in Moscow After Organizing Display of LGBTQ/I Pride; Russia, June 2015

Taken on 2015-06-02

Several people were arrested in Moscow after organizing a small display of LGBTQ/I pride that included two men driving around on a four wheeled vehicle waving a pride flag. Opponents of the display of pride intervened and attacked the LGBTQ/I activists before the police intervened in the disturbance and arrested the activists.

Source: Phillip Kireev

Uploaded by cbarr3 on 2015-06-10

First Kurdish Language Teachers Training Institute in Kobani, Syria; June 2015

First Kurdish Language Teachers Training Institute in Kobani, Syria; June 2015

Taken on 2015-06-01

The first Kurdish language teachers training institute opened in Kobani June 1 2015. The Kurdish language has been banned by different states at different times to suppress the rise of Kurdish nationalist movements.

Source: Jack Shahine/Twitter

Uploaded by parkinth on 2015-06-11

Village plants 111 Trees Everytime a Girl is Born, Piplantri-India, May 2015

Village plants 111 Trees Everytime a Girl is Born, Piplantri-India, May 2015

Taken on 2015-05-30 *

In a country where having a boy is preferred over having a girl, a small village in India has caught global attention with a contradictory tradition.The village of Piplantri plants 111 trees for every girl that is born. Along with the trees parents are required to sign an affidavit that states their daughter will receive proper education and will not marry until she is of legal age. Piplantri is a beacon of hope for young women in India and their celebration of women shows the world just how valuable they are to society.

Source: Thinking Humanity

Uploaded by Taylor on 2015-05-29

Mass Execution of Syrian Government Soldiers by ISIS in Palmyra Amphitheatre; Syria, May 2015

Mass Execution of Syrian Government Soldiers by ISIS in Palmyra Amphitheatre; Syria, May 2015

Taken on 2015-05-27

ISIS filled up the Palmyra Amphitheatre for the mass execution of 25 Syrian government soldiers. The soldiers were captured during the battle for Palmyra and Al-Sukhnah. *According to the British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which received a copy of the video, the execution occurred on May 27, shortly after ISIS fighters took over the ancient city.

Source: Jenan Moussa/Twitter, Zaid Benjamin/Twitter

Uploaded by parkinth on 2015-07-05

Anti-Frontex & European Migration Policy Protest; Warsaw, Poland, May 2015

Anti-Frontex & European Migration Policy Protest; Warsaw, Poland, May 2015

Taken on 2015-05-24

Anti-Frontex demonstration in Warsaw, Poland. Frontex is the agency of the European Union (EU) that manages the cooperation between national border guards that is undertaken to secure the external borders of the union, including from illegal immigration, human trafficking and terrorist infiltration. Frontex has come under public scrutiny in light of recent at-sea disasters involving illegal migrants from Africa and the Middle East.

Source: Anonymous/Twitter

Uploaded by mfa1988 on 2015-05-25

Protesters Demonstrate Against European Union Migrant Policy; Warsaw, Poland, May 2015

Protesters Demonstrate Against European Union Migrant Policy; Warsaw, Poland, May 2015

Taken on 2015-05-24

Anti-Frontex demonstration in Warsaw, Poland. Frontex is the agency of the European Union (EU) that manages the cooperation between national border guards that is undertaken to secure the external borders of the union, including from illegal immigration, human trafficking and terrorist infiltration. Frontex has come under public scrutiny in light of recent at-sea disasters involving illegal migrants from Africa and the Middle East.

Source: anonymous/twitter

Uploaded by mfa1988 on 2015-05-25

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