Pictures of the Week: June 15 – 22

Emilio Morenatti—AP
Emilio Morenatti—AP
June 18, 2012. Boots hang in a changing room in the partially abandoned and closed Santiago mine, as a result of the coal crisis near Mieres, Oviedo, Spain.

From Aung San Suu Kyi’s Nobel lecture in Norway and the death of Rodney King in California to violent mining strikes in Spain and a New Democracy in Greece, TIME’s photo department presents the best images of the week.

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