Stories about Photos from August, 2015
You Stink Movement Gives Lebanese Government 72 Hours to Meet Protesters’ Demands
Lebanese protesters today gave the government a 72 hour ultimatum to meet their demands or face further protests on Tuesday.
The Lebanese Get Creative in Their Protests Against the Trash Crisis
The Lebanese people show some humor and creativity in the way they protest. Over 20,000 people took to the streets in Beirut last weekend carrying all kinds of signs
Peaceful Protestors Face Riot Police Brutality in Lebanon
A brutal response awaited the peaceful protesters of the #YouStink movement who gathered in Beirut on Saturday August 22 to demand a solution to the garbage crisis in Lebanon.
Lebanese Activists Warn Against Political Attempts to Exploit Their Movement
Two government ministers who tried to enter the protest area were refused entry, but the movement said those who resign are welcome.
‘You Stink’ Protesters Call for the Resignation of the Lebanese Government
A trash problem is threatening the Lebanese government as protesters demand better services and less corruption. Is Lebanon ready to listen to the demands of its people?
How 1,500 People Temporarily Shut Down Europe’s Biggest Source of CO2
One participant came back from the action saying that for the first time in his life, he felt truly powerful.
18 Stunning Photographs of the Rana Tharus From the Southern Foothills of Nepal
Solveig Boergen, a German photographer who lives and works in Japan, travelled to the Kanchanpur district of western Nepal to capture the daily lives of the Rana Tharus.
Protests as Malaysia Suspends Two Newspapers Following a Corruption Expose
"We must never forget abuses of power today. You can suspend The Edge but you can't suspend truth!"
Fifteen People Killed in ISIS Attack on Saudi Security Forces Mosque in Asir
Fifteen people were killed when an ISIS operative blew himself up in a security forces mosque in Asir, Saudi Arabia. This is the first time ISIS targets a Sunni mosque.