Topic: Sierra Leone

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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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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Fernando Moleres — Incarcerated in Freetown
In Progress

Fernando Moleres and the Empathic Eye

In Sierra Leone, one of Africa’s poorest countries, prisons are cauldrons of violence and neglect. Spanish photographer Fernando Moleres documented the struggles facing inmates at the notorious Freetown Central Prison.

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Issouf Sanogo—AFP/Getty Images

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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Lynsey Addario—VII Network
Photo Essay

The Story of Mamma Sessay

Lynsey Addario photographs the tragic death of 18-year-old Mamma Sessay, whose harrowing final hours of life depict the perils of pregnancy in the developing world.

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