Editor's Picks 7 August 2013

Collection with 6 media items created by Transterra Editor

07 Aug 2013 08:00

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Tunis Tamarrod (38 of 40)
Tunis, Tunisia
By francesca_oggiano
27 Jul 2013

Tunis July 27
Mohamed Brahmi's being carried into the Al Jellaz cemetery.

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Flee (13 of 15)
Cairo, Egypt
By Leyland Cecco
11 Jun 2013

Abdi was the first to be attacked by a group of Egyptian youth over the dam project. He was beaten, and his back still bears the scar from the burns.

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Immigrant Single Mothers, Invisible R...
Bangkok, Thailand
By Biel Calderon
15 Jun 2013

Yop's life (random name), a Christian woman aged 45, changed when she refused the marriage proposal from a Muslim man working with her. Since that moment, he started threatening her and her family and he turned their lives into hell when she decided to marry another man. Thanks to his contacts, her harasser made her and her husband to be imprisoned and her nephew killed. The whole family left the country in December 2011 and traveled to Bangkok where they got the refugee status.

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Education in Rural Uganda (6 of 14)
Bombo, Uganda
By Leyland Cecco
26 Jul 2012

Like all other teachers in Young Cranes Primary School, Moreen Nakiboneka teaches in English, a historical nod to Uganda's colonial past. She is a recent graduate from university, and confided that while she loves teaching, the pay, only $150 a month, isn't enough for her to make ends meet. She does, however, command the respect of the village elders and her students.

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Bolivian Female Wrestlers / Multimedia
Bolivia
By James Morgan
03 Jun 2012

Bolivian Wrestlers fight back against the dominant culture of machismo and discrimination. Photo Essay also available: see the image collection here: http://transterramedia.com/collections/928

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Street Fighters of Tripoli 8
tripoli, lebanon
By Osie Greenway
07 Jun 2013

Lebanese Army armored units prepare for battle with religious militias in Tripoli, after taking casualties from repeated ambushes from masked gunmen they believed to be part of the Salafi Militias June 6, 2013.