from Photographers' Blog:

A leap to freedom

By karolinatagaris
December 3, 2014

Nairobi, Kenya

By Thomas Mukoya

A detained protester jumps from a police truck as she escapes after riot police released teargas to disperse the #OccupyHarambeeAve demonstration in Nairobi

I was covering #OccupyHarambeeAve, a protest outside President Uhuru Kenyatta’s office following the killing of 28 people in the ambush of a Nairobi-bound public bus in the northern Kenyan border town of Mandera in November.

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Ukraine: One-on-one with the pro-Russian protesters

April 30, 2014

Donetsk, Ukraine

By Marko Djurica

“You have got to meet the Mexican,” said Wolf.

“Who is the Mexican?” I asked.

“He is our boss, you can ask him about this barricade, come with me.”

Wolf was dressed in a green uniform without any insignia. “Donbass” – the eastern Ukrainian region where pro-Russian separatists seem to be increasingly gaining control – had been written on his green helmet in permanent marker.

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Times of protest

April 23, 2014

Caracas, Venezuela

By Jorge Silva

April 12 marked two months since the first people died in a wave of unrest that hit Venezuela this year. The day sat between the April 11th anniversary of the 2002 coup against then-President Hugo Chavez, and April 13th - the day that he managed to return to office. Those dates still serve as a reminder of the political division and sense of confrontation that has long existed in this country.

from FaithWorld:

Syria’s Christians fear for their religious freedom

By Reuters Staff
May 18, 2011

(A Christian woman lights a candle during a mass to celebrate the Orthodox Christmas at Saint Serkis church in Damascus January 6, 2011/Khaled al-Hariri)

from India Insight:

Amnesty says hundreds detained in Kashmir without charge or trial

March 21, 2011

Amnesty International has accused the government of detaining hundreds of people each year in Kashmir without charge or trial under a "draconian" Indian law.

from FaithWorld:

Top Algerian Salafist’s fatwa says unrest is un-Islamic

March 15, 2011

fatwa

(A Salafist sheikh consults Islamic literature in Algiers, August 2, 2010/Louafi Larbi )

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Watching Bahrain, Saudi Shi’ites demand reforms

February 22, 2011

saudi shi'ite

(Shi'ite Saudi Muslim worshippers during the Ashura festival in Qatif ,December 27, 2009/Zaki Ghawas)

from James Saft:

Investors should “Viva!” the revolutions

February 22, 2011

Rather than fear the spread of people power revolutions, investors should welcome them.

from India Insight:

Should forces responsible for over 100 killings be praised for restraint?

February 1, 2011

India's Prime Minister praised the work of security forces in disputed Kashmir on Tuesday, in a show of support for troops that killed over 100 separatist protesters last year that risks angering those that resent India's large military presence in the state.

from India Insight:

LIVE BLOG: New era for Egypt

By Reuters Staff
January 21, 2011

Follow Reuters' coverage as Egypt's generals assert their command over the country following the overthrow of President Hosni Mubarak.