Topic: Arab Spring

A demonstrator stands in front of burning vehicles during violent clashes with police in the center of Kyiv on Hrushevsky Street. The violence began after demonstrators marched toward parliament from Independence Square. They encountered police forces who blocked their path and the violence ensued from there. Hundreds were wounded in the violence and at least three demonstrators were killed over several days. January 19, 2014
Awards

Joseph Sywenkyj Wins W. Eugene Smith Grant

American photographer Joseph Sywenkyj has won the the $30,000 W. Eugene Smith Grant in Humanistic Photography for his work documenting the lives of families affected by the ongoing crisis in Ukraine.

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Cairo Egypt July 05 2013:Backers of ousted President Mohamed Morsi helped an injured man near Republican Guard headquarters in Cairo.Morci supporters surround a man who has been shot by the military. His name is Mohammed Suphi Mohammed Assayid Ali.He was shot when hecrossed the road to try to put the poster of Morci on the barbed wire next to the Republican Guard barracks, the last known location of the deposed President."
Photo Essay

Continuing Chaos in Tahrir Square: Photographs by Yuri Kozyrev

Having covered the Arab Spring since 2011, Yuri Kozyrev returned to Egypt in the first days of July — on assignment for TIME — to capture the abrupt, almost neck-snapping changes that exploded in Cairo after the ousting of Islamist President Mohamed Morsi.

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Image: Inside the interrogation room
Out There

Supporting Photographers, Moving Walls

On Wednesday, the Open Society Foundations will mark their 20th group exhibition of “Moving Walls” — a project reflecting the group’s support for long-term documentary photography.

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Moises Saman—Magnum for TIME
Photo Essay

TIME’s Best Photojournalism of 2012

Throughout 2012, TIME’s unparalleled photojournalists were there. At a time when so much hangs in the balance, bearing witness can be the most essential act — and that’s what we do. Here’s the best of our commissioned photojournalism from 2012.

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Moises Saman—Magnum for TIME
Photo Essay

Photographing the Clashes in Cairo

Magnum photographer Moises Saman photographed clashes on the streets of Cairo for this week’s issue of TIME.

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Rémi Ochlik—IP3
Out There

Rémi Ochlik’s Revolutions

Revolutions, a book featuring the work of war photographer Rémi Ochlik, who was killed this spring in Syria, has just been published by Emphas.is. LightBox presents images from the book taken during conflicts in Tunisia, Libya, Egypt and Syria.

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Sarah Elliott
In Progress

After the Spring: Women of the Arab Revolution

As Libya and Egypt hold nationwide elections, LightBox presents the work of Sarah Elliott, whose photographs show those who had the most at stake after the revolutions: women.

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Asmaa Waguih–Reuters
The Backstory

A Mural in Cairo: The Backdrop Of A Revolution

A mural near Tahrir Square serves as a backdrop to the continuing revolution. Painted over and re-painted, it endures as a reminder of history and hope for the future.

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Daniel Berehulak–Getty Images
Photo Essay

Celebrating the Brotherhood’s Victory: A New President is Elected in Egypt

On Sunday, Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohamed Morsy was announced as the winner of Egypt’s first democratic presidential election. Daniel Berehulak captured the tension and euphoria surrounding the announcement in Cairo.

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Yuri Kozyrev—NOOR for TIME
Photo Essay

The New Islamists: Photographs by Yuri Kozyrev

Morocco’s Islamists are not seeking to take their country back to some ancient golden age, but instead trying to bring it to the 21st Century without losing its religious moorings.

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