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· August, 2009

Stories about Photography from August, 2009

Israel: Church Photos of Jerusalem

Bangladesh: The Traditional Iftar Market At Chawkbazar

Afghanistan: Voting Day in Photos

On the nation's second-ever election day, Afghan photo bloggers shared pictures from the polls showing military presence as well as voter enthusiasm.

Spain, USA : Artists (Dis)cover the Veil

Brazil: Photos of an outrageous squatter settlement eviction

Suriname: Photo-Op

Greece: Wildfires encroaching on Athens

Forest fires are blazing still closer to Athens, the capital of Greece, threatening to consume even more land and property. Meanwhile, citizens are tracking developments via the web and Twitter.

East Timor: Celebrating Global Solidarity for Freedom

Ten years after the referendum, global voices are again spreading the word for East Timor, but this time celebrating the strong international solidarity that back then culminated in the country's...

Nepal: Sadhus – The Mystic Men

Lithuania, Ukraine: Shoot Nations Photo Contest

Suriname: Questions Seeking Answers

Bhutan: Cows As Garbage Collectors

Kazakhstan: Aktau Trip Travelogue

Bangladesh: Dr. Yunus Meets Madiba

Egypt/Syria: A Blast from the Past

Lebanon: Armenian quarter

Bahrain: A Scene from Juffair

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