Editor's Picks 21 August 2012

Collection with 5 media items created by Editor's Picks

20 Aug 2012 23:00

A look at Eid Al Fitr celebrations in Egypt, including the release of 638 prisoners from Egyptian prisons, as directed by presidential decree.

After the death of a 16 year old boy in Bahrain, local people and the boy's loved ones take to the streets in protest of human rights abuses and harsh treatment by Bahraini security forces.

A sample from a black & white photo essay of survivors of land mine detonations in Cambodia; despite a disproportionately large number of the population affected by land lines, many receive prostheses and a chance at life.

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Funeral For 16 Year Old Boy Killed By...
Muharraq, Bahrain
By Media Made by Bahraini People
18 Aug 2012

18 August 2012
Parents mourn the death of their 16 year old son who was allegedly beaten and killed by Bahraini security forces.

Thousands gathered to mourn the death of Hummam Al Haddad, a sixteen year old boy who was allegedly shot, beaten and killed by Bahraini security forces. At the funeral Bahrainis shouted for the king and his successors to step down. Heavily armed regime forces reportedly blocked all bridges leading the the island of Muharraq where the boy was from and where the funeral was held, to prevent citizens from attending. The opposition group called The National Islamic Accord Association announced 3 days of mourning.

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Funeral For 16 Year Old Boy Killed By...
Muharraq, Bahrain
By Media Made by Bahraini People
18 Aug 2012

18 August 2012
Thousands gathered to mourn the death of Hummam Al Haddad, a sixteen year old boy who was allegedly shot, beaten and killed by Bahraini security forces. At the funeral Bahrainis shouted for the king and his successors to step down. Heavily armed regime forces reportedly blocked all bridges leading the the island of Muharraq where the boy was from and where the funeral was held, to prevent citizens from attending. The opposition group called The National Islamic Accord Association announced 3 days of mourning.

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Funeral For 16 Year Old Boy Killed By...
Muharraq, Bahrain
By Media Made by Bahraini People
18 Aug 2012

18 August 2012
Thousands gathered to mourn the death of Hummam Al Haddad, a sixteen year old boy who was allegedly shot, beaten and killed by Bahraini security forces. At the funeral Bahrainis shouted for the king and his successors to step down. Heavily armed regime forces reportedly blocked all bridges leading the the island of Muharraq where the boy was from and where the funeral was held, to prevent citizens from attending. The opposition group called The National Islamic Accord Association announced 3 days of mourning.

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International Jerusalem Day March In ...
Duraz, Bahrain
By Media Made by Bahraini People
17 Aug 2012

17 August 2012
Despite the escalation of violence from security forces, Bahrainis gathered in the streets to celebrate International Jerusalem Day, emphasizing the importance of supporting the Palestinian cause.

Protesters raised Bahraini and Palestinian flags and photos of Palestinian resistance fighters, chanting slogans like, "Bahrain and Palestine are one wound," " From Ramallah to Bahrain, one population not two," and "Resistance, resistance, no compromise Jerusalem."

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Tunisian Gafsa Phosphate Company - Co...
Redeyef, Tunisia
By billcode
10 Jul 2012

Redeyef, is a small town located 350 km south of Tunis, in a region that holds Tunisia's phosphate resources.

In 2008, the Gafsa Phosphate Company open new jobs opportunities, which were given to supporters of then-president Ben Ali. This unfair situation resulted in months of protests, four deaths and numerous arrests.
Four years later and despite the fall of Ben Ali's regime youth in Redeyef are still facing unemployment and corruption at the state-owned Gafsa Phosphate Company.