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· June, 2012

Stories about Photography from June, 2012

Mouth-watering Recipes and Pictures from Turkmen Cuisine

Korean ‘Comfort Women’ Photo Exhibit Sabotaged in Japan

A South Korean photographer explains his ordeal in holding an exhibition in Japan that documents aging 'Comfort Women', the term used for Koreans drafted as sex slaves by the Japanese...

Africa: Celebrating Humanity through Photos and Videos

An article highlighting 21 pictures that will restore your humanity recently went viral. Unfortunately, Africans and Africa were absent from all of them. Yet, there is no shortage of great...

Brazil: Second Round of Occupy Belo Monte Started

Tajikistan: Dushanbe Zoo, from Different Angles

Sharing Photos of the Afghanistan You Never See

Most media covering developments in Afghanistan carry terrifying images. Through their lens, Afghanistan is presented as a country drowning in the waves of violence and militancy. A number of photographers...

Myanmar: Netizens Celebrate Aung San Suu Kyi's Birthday

Myanmar netizens sent online birthday greetings to opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi who is in Europe for her first foreign trip after two decades. Netizens are wondering why state...

Guyana: Stories in Photos

United States: “Shooting Blind” – Seeing With Different Eyes

Every Tuesday, a group of visually impaired photographers come together in Manhattan, New York City, grouped under the name Seeing with Photography Collective. We share some stunning images by the...

Uzbekistan: Silk and Spice Festival Lost in Translation

Bulgaria: “Victim of Beauty” – or Violence Disguised as Fashion

Living with HIV in Kazakhstan

India: The Colonial Bungalows Project

Egypt: 17 Months of Tahrir Square

Photos of Colossal Churches in South Korea

Nepal: The Kathmandu Project

Caribbean: Photographic Perspectives

Greece: Inspiration Behind the Shocking ‘Modern Maenad’ Photo

A photo showing a young naked woman, a modern Maenad (a mythological female follower of Dionysus) bleeding from her navel and holding in her hands like a newborn baby, the...

Kazakhstan: Children Behind Bars with their Mothers

Brazil: Facebook Censors Photos of the ‘SlutWalk’

Not long after the SlutWalk which took place in several Brazilian cities, photos in which some women appear bare-breasted in protest against male chauvinism were deleted by Facebook for “violating...

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