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· August, 2013

Stories about Photography from August, 2013

PHOTOS: Mapping Urban Art in Buenos Aires and Beyond

A group of Argentines invite you to share and map images of graffiti from your city.

Photo: Pro-Morsi Supporters Rally in Cairo

Journalist Evan Hill shares this photograph of supporters of ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi from a rally at the Arab League Street in Cairo today.

30 Years Ago: Remembering The Anti-Tamil Pogrom And Riots In Sri Lanka

To remember Black July, the anti-Tamil pogrom and riots in Sri Lanka during July 1983, citizen journalism website Groundviews launched a special online publication titled “30 Years Ago“. It consists...

‘Selfies’ Protest Against Philippine Train Fare Hikes

Filipino activists are encouraging commuters and netizens to post "selfies" or self-portraits expressing opposition to train fare hikes.

Egypt: “I Literally Felt a Bullet Pass Over my Shoulder”

Egyptian photojournalist Mosa'ab Elshamy was shot at, had a bullet fly over his shoulder, and had his equipment stolen as he ventured into Rabaa Al Adawiya today.

Celebrating The Indigenous Past Of Northeast India

In Search of Greener Pastures blog revisits the indigenous past of Northeast India by sharing some rare photographs.

Tempers Flare at Kyrgyzstan's Favorite Lake

Conflicts on the shores of Kyrgyzstan's flagship holiday destination, Lake Issyk-Kul, are eating away at one of the republic's chief sources of income - tourism.

Peruvian Photographer Honored with Order of the British Empire

Queen Elizabeth II of England has approved the Order of the British Empire for Peruvian photographer Mario Testino, who lives in London since 1976, “for services to photography and charity”,...

Six Years in a Russian Prison for Sharing Porn?

A Russian blogger gets into trouble with local authorities after he reposts pictures of half-naked patrons, engaged in striptease contests and public sex acts, from a nightclub's social networking page.

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