Editor's Picks 7 October

Collection with 7 media items created by Transterra Editor

07 Oct 2013 15:00

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Arabian Jurassic Park (9 of 24)
Socotra, Yemen
By dustweare
09 Nov 2012

The characteristic socotran greeting is one more feature of the island people's uniqueness. The inhabitants of Socotra are different from the mainland population, they are considered to be a mixture of African, Greek, Portuguese and Arab. They speak an ancient, unwritten language, which was spoken in pre-Islamic Arabia for many centuries. The Socotran lifestyle has been very traditional, sustainable and virtually self-sufficient for all primary needs throughout their story, given the limited contact with the outside world.

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After the Spring in Yemen (12 of 28)
Sanaa, Yemen
By dustweare
19 Aug 2012

Playful children the first day of Eid holidays dressing new clothes and handling bb guns in Old Sana'a. Yemen is the second most heavily armed society in the World after the United States.

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Children On Death Row In Yemen (3 of 8)
Sana'a, Yemen
By dustweare
06 Feb 2013

Mohammed Al-Awadai, the manager of juvenile administration in Yemen’s prison authority, stands in one of two communal cells in the juvenile wing of Sanaa's Central Prison

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October 6th Protests 10
Cairo, Egypt
By Leyland Cecco
07 Oct 2013

Protestors hold up rocks that are thrown at security forces. "They have guns, and this is all we have," said one young protestor.

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October 6th Protests 1
Cairo, Egypt
By Leyland Cecco
06 Oct 2013

Protestors in Cairo's Dokki district flee tear gas and birdshot fired by security forces.

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Sulfur Mines at Kawah Ijen Indonesia 23
Kawah Ijen, Indonesia.
By Jeffrey Bright
19 Jan 2011

Inside the crater of the the Ijen volcano in East Java. The Ijen volcano is filled with sulfuric acid and it rises to 2,800m with a crater of over 200 meters deep and nearly one kilometer wide.