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The past week’s riots that began in London and spread through England generated headlines, discussions and some hard-hitting images. Photographer Sandy Danbury documented both the violence and the aftermath in this dramatic picture series.
Sometimes the real action happens behind the scenes, as this image from Daniel Churechawa shows. Daniel got access to backstage at the Miss Vietnam Czech Republic competition in Prague to capture the eliminated contestants’ disappointment.
From Sri Lanka to Spain, this week’s selection of images submitted to Your View depict a wide range of religions. Buddhist Sri Lankans lit candles to mark Vesak Day to honor the birth, enlightenment and death of Buddha, whereas penitents in Spain marked Holy Week with a procession.
The cricket World Cup being played in the sub-continent has provided some dramatic matches but also its share of incidents. Your View contributor Abhishek N.Chinnappa was on the scene to capture this dramatic moment when fans lining up to buy tickets for a match were hit by police.
Since last Tuesday, the protests on the streets of Egyptian cities have dominated headlines and photo galleries. In addition to Reuters photographers covering the events as they unfold, Your View contributors have captured the tear gas, flag waving and injuries.
These three images from Indonesia of the devastation caused by Mount Merapi’s volcanic eruptions stand out in the way they capture the scale of the disaster and how it has affected the livelihood of people on the island.
With controversy swirling around France’s crackdown on Roma migrants, this photo submission depicting a Roma girl from George Calin is particularly timely. The underexposure of the image gives it an almost old-fashioned grainy feel that adds to the dreary mood.
The silhouetted figure in the foreground and square crop differentiate this image from an underwear fashion show in Seoul. The crop gets rid of distracting elements on the sides and focuses the attention on the male models.
View this week’s Your View showcase here.