Topic: Liberia

A Liberian health worker speaks with families in a classroom now used as Ebola isolation ward on Aug. 15, 2014 in Monrovia, Liberia.
The Backstory

Harrowing Images of Liberia’s Ebola Outbreak

With the Ebola epidemic spinning out of control in West Africa, Getty Images photographer John Moore tells TIME LightBox how he’s been covering the virus’ deadliest outbreak

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The Ebola Crisis, Gulu, Uganda, 2000
The Backstory

Picturing Ebola: Photographers Chase an Invisible Killer

With already more than 670 victims, Western Africa is battling its most serious Ebola outbreak in four decades. TIME LightBox speaks to photographers Samuel Aranda and Jodi Bieber about the challenges involved with covering such a deadly story

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Issouf Sanogo—AFP/Getty Images
Closeup

Pictures of the Week: April 20 — April 27

From the first round of voting in the French presidential elections and the crisis between Sudan and South Sudan to the continuing eruption of Mt. Etna and a plane crash in Pakistan, TIME’s photo department presents the best images of the week.

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John Topham
Out There

Two Photographers’ Mission to Retrace a Lost Liberia

When Canadian brothers Jeff and Andrew Topham returned to the war torn West African country of their childhood to re-shoot their father’s photos for a documentary, they found a nation whose photographic memory had been destroyed by war.

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Glenna Gordon
Photo Essay

Living with the Past in Liberia

As Liberia inaugurates Nobel Laureate Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to her second term as president today, photographer Glenna Gordon reflects on how the West African nation continues to grapple with its complicated past.

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Tim Hetherington—Panos/Courtesy of Umbrage
Photo Essay

Testimony from a Colleague: Looking Back at Tim Hetherington’s Liberia

“Although Tim Hetherington will best be remembered for his brave, nuanced and sensitive account of the war in Afghanistan, his first book, Long Story Bit By Bit: Liberia Retold, is an overlooked masterpiece.”

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