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Photojournalism Daily: Nov. 24, 2014

Photojournalism Daily is a compilation of the most interesting photojournalism found on the web, curated by Mikko Takkunen

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Gennady, 1962. Diagnosis: MDR TB + HIV.
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Photojournalism Daily: Nov. 13, 2014

Photojournalism Daily is a compilation of the most interesting photojournalism found on the web, curated by Mikko Takkunen

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Anita, 19, was forced by her father to leave school and marry when she was 16-years-old. When Anita and her mother objected to the marriage, her father became angry and beat both of them, stating that he had already accepted dowry for the marriage. Moshi, Tanzania. Aug. 19, 2014.
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Photojournalism Daily: Nov. 4, 2014

Photojournalism Daily is a compilation of the most interesting photojournalism found on the web, curated by Mikko Takkunen

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African migrants try to cross a border fence and enter the Spanish enclave of Melilla, March, 2014.
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Photojournalism Daily: Oct. 29, 2014

Photojournalism Daily is a compilation of the most interesting photojournalism found on the web, curated by Mikko Takkunen

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A girl looks out from a sleeping compartment on a new train preparing to leave from Basra to Baghdad, the only passenger rail service currently operational in Iraq.
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Photojournalism Daily: Oct. 22, 2014

Photojournalism Daily is a compilation of the most interesting photojournalism found on the web, curated by Mikko Takkunen

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Matt Black
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Photojournalism Links Daily Digest: Sept. 24, 2014

Photojournalism Links is a compilation of the most interesting photojournalism found on the web, curated by Mikko Takkunen

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Yezidi women stranded in the Singar Mountains wait for the arrival of a rescue helicopter. Iraq, August 12, 2014.
Photo Essay

Tragedy on Mount Sinjar

Thousands of Yezidis are awaiting rescue in the inhospitable Sinjar Mountains of northern Iraq but, as Magnum photographer Moises Saman documents, help is fleeting

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Teenage girls gangraped and hung in India
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Pictures of the Week: May 30 – June 6

From the 70th anniversary of D-Day and the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square protest, to World Environment Day and the NBA Finals, TIME presents the best photos of the week.

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APTOPIX Pakistan Refugees Photo Essay
Photo Essay

Muhammed Muheisen’s Portraits of Young Afghan Refugees

Muhammed Muheisen, Associated Press photographer and TIME’s best wire photographer of 2013, spent a week making these striking portraits of young Afghan refugees.

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Syrian Refugees
Photo Essay

Desert Surreality: Plight of Syrian Refugees Magnified Outside Zaatari

Photographers Michael Friberg and Benjamin Rasmussen teamed up to document the plight of refugees fleeing Syria to escape the ongoing bloodshed. Yesterday, they launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund a newspaper to share the layered human stories they discovered there.

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