Thursday, 30 December 2010

Wednesday, 22 December 2010

Kevin Frayer







Shiites Muslims in India are whipped with blades during a procession in celebration of Muharram, the Muslim month in which the Shiites commemorate the martyrdom of Imam Hussein.

Friday, 17 December 2010

Jordis Antonia Schlösser









Romania

Daniel Berehulak


Nepal

Photos 2010

Adrees Latif
The daughters of Pakistani Christian woman Asia Bibi pose with an image of their mother while standing outside their residence in Sheikhupura located in Pakistan's Punjab Province November 13, 2010. Asia Bibi, 45, a Christian mother of four, was sentenced to death for blasphemy, the first such conviction of a woman, Pakistan's Dawn newspaper reported. Standing from left to right is Esha, 12, Sidra, 18 and Eshum, 10

Paula Bronstein
Sokreun Mean, 36, a badly scarred victim of an acid attack, poses at the Cambodian Acid Survivors Charity (CASC) facility on August 1st, 2010 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. She was attacked outside her home with a large quantity of acid causing blindness and severe disfiguration to her face. She has been operated on over 20 times. Sokreun was divorced, but the estranged wife of her husband became jealous and attacked her. She is one of 270 patients receiving treatment by the Cambodian Acid Survivors Charity (CASC), an organization dedicated to the welfare of acid survivors in Cambodia, since 2006

Justin Sullivan
U.S. Army Sgt. Jonathan Duralde (right) and Sgt. Luis Gamarra of Bravo Troop 1-71 CAV react and hold hands as they fight pain from injuries they suffered from an IED blast as they are transported aboard a MEDEVAC helicopter from Charlie Co. Sixth Battalion, 101st Airborne Combat Aviation Brigade, Task Force Shadow June 25, 2010 near Kandahar, Afghanistan

Ilia Yefimovich
An Israeli motorist runs down a masked Palestinian youth who was standing among a group of youngsters throwing stones at Israeli cars on October 8, 2010 in the mostly Arab east Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan

Banaras Khan
Injured Pakistani blast victims and dead bodies at the site of a suicide bomb attack in Quetta, Pakistan on September 3, 2010. At least 22 people were killed in the attack targeting a Shiite Muslim rally in the southwest Pakistan city of Quetta, police said

Domingo Botan
Spanish matador Julio Aparicio is gored by a bull, its horn piercing his throat, during a bullfight at the San Isidro Feria in the Las Ventas bullring in Madrid on May 21, 2010. Aparicio underwent surgery and is out of critical danger

Valentin Flauraud
Julian Assange, founder and public face of WikiLeaks, which has made public thousands of classified U.S. diplomatic cables and files on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, holds a news conference at the Geneva Press Club in Geneva

Roberto Schmidt
Two-year-old Dhoal, a child suffering from severe malnutrition, is swarmed with flies as he cries on a bed at a local hospital in the southeast Sudanese town of Akobo on April 10, 2010. The population in Akobo and the surrounding counties in the Jonglei state in southern Sudan are suffering from the effects of a devastating drought and tribal conflict. Aid officials have called Akobo the "hungriest place on earth," after a survey showed that 46 percent of children under five are malnourished