Pictures of the Week: March 16 — March 23, 2012

Lightbox March 16, 2012
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March 16, 2012. A Free Syrian Army rebel is pictured mounted on his steed in Al-Shatouria village near the Turkish border in northwestern Syria.

From Aung San Suu Kyi’s election campaign and the mourning of the Pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church in Cairo to protests for Trayvon Martin and the celebration of the Afghan New Year, TIME’s photo department presents the best images of the week.

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