Stories about Photos from June, 2017
The 1944 Thiaroye Massacre in Senegal, a Shameful Episode of the French Colonial Period in Africa
"In 1944, African soldiers, liberators of France, were massacred by... France itself. These African servicemen had committed only one crime: that of being African."
Photos Capture the Delicate Beauty of Nepal's Butterflies
See their stripes, dots, and colors up close, thanks to these shots by photographer Susheel Shrestha.
Settlement Outside Havana Isn’t the Refuge Many Hoped For
A settlement half inhabited and half under-construction is the “solution” offered in Marianao, an illegal neighborhood on the outskirts of Havana.
Small Farmers in Madagascar Say Chinese Investors Forced Them to Sell Their Land for Dirt Cheap
"Is there anything that regular people like us can do to protect our land? We air complaints to...the media or on social media, but no one dares to stand up."