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Clashes in Egypt Between Pro-Morsi s...
Giza,Egypt
By Mohamed osam
06 Dec 2013

Muslim Brotherhood and ousted president Mohammed Morsi supporters (background) clash with Egyptian riot police during a demonstration in the streets of Al Haram , giza Egyptian police dispersed several rallies by Islamists, firing tear gas at protesters in Cairo as the government tries to stamp out unrest since president Mohamed Morsi's July overthrow

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Gezi Gets Gassed (36 of 46)
Istanbul, Turkey
By umutvedat
19 Jun 2013

Civil resistance with the formation of a human chain against police violence

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The Last Church in Benghazi
Benghazi, Libya
By Mais Istanbuli
14 Apr 2013

Benghazi’s Immaculate Conception Catholic Church is now the city’s last remaining church that once represented a predominantly 300,000 strong European and Asian expat community.

A year into the revolution the Bishop of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church noticed a sharp decline in the size of his congregation. Previously, his congregation was home to Benghazi’s Christian community evenly split between Italians, Maltese Libyans, Filipinos and Africans from Ghana and Nigeria.

Bishop Sylvester Magro, of Benghazi now states that merely 300 Christian and predominantly Filipino community remains in the city, this stark drop in numbers is represented during a once popular Friday service. The Bishop stated that he once served mass to a congregation of 2,000 people but now there are only around 6, largely consisting of Filipino migrant workers. The Filipino workers earned the respect of the Libyan Muslims as during the revolution most the of the workers served as nurses and that for a long period of time in the past 2 years they were not paid by their employers. However, instead of leaving the country as was the trait of most migrant workers, they stayed behind and tended to those injured during the uprising.

Additionally, the members and priests of the Greek Orthodox Church abandoned their holy site due to fear of attacks. The Immaculate Conception Church is now Benghazi only functioning church.

Relations with Muslims and Christians had been relatively peaceful, yet since the fall of Gaddafi and the rise of Islamic militias many Christians fled the country for fear of persecution. A large proportion of Italian Christians and Maltese Libyans, once totaling around 50,000 have returned to Italy and Malta.

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The Last Church in Benghazi (9 of 14)
Benghazi, Libya
By Tripcarbons
14 Apr 2013

Father Alan begins the Sunday Service. The small congregation is made up of mainly Philipino natives.

As Father Alan takes mass in Benghazi’s Immaculate Conception Catholic Church a young Libyan sits in the doorway wearing Adidas tracksuit bottoms and a football shirt and holding an elderly looking sawn-off shotgun.

Immaculate Conception is the city’s last functioning church after gunmen attacked the Greek Orthodox Church in March assaulting the priests and setting it on fire.

Since the revolution the church has been broken into twice and it’s only five minutes away from an open-air gun market but its priests say the only thing that will make them close the church is if the government asks them to leave.

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The Last Church in Benghazi (8 of 14)
Benghazi, Libya
By Tripcarbons
14 Apr 2013

Father Allan reads 'Acts of the Apostles ' from the New Testament

As Father Alan takes mass in Benghazi’s Immaculate Conception Catholic Church a young Libyan sits in the doorway wearing Adidas tracksuit bottoms and a football shirt and holding an elderly looking sawn-off shotgun.

Immaculate Conception is the city’s last functioning church after gunmen attacked the Greek Orthodox Church in March assaulting the priests and setting it on fire.

Since the revolution the church has been broken into twice and it’s only five minutes away from an open-air gun market but its priests say the only thing that will make them close the church is if the government asks them to leave.

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The Last Church in Benghazi (7 of 14)
Benghazi, Libya
By Tripcarbons
14 Apr 2013

In Acts, attention is given to the religious persecution of the early Christians, as in the case of Stephen's martyrdom and the numerous examples are Paul's persecution for his preaching of Christianity.

As their numbers increase, the Christians begin to be increasingly persecuted. Some of the apostles are arrested and flogged, but ultimately freed. Stephen, one of the first deacons, is arrested for blasphemy, and after a trial, is found guilty and executed by stoning by the Jews, thereby becoming the first known Christian martyr.

Peter and the apostles continue to preach, and Christianity continues to grow, and begins to spread to Gentiles

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Do you want more?
Tripoli, Lebanon
By ghazayel
14 Apr 2013

A young girl holds a sign saying, " hundreds of thousands of handicaps, do you want more?" during a gathering in AL-NOUR square, on the anniversary date of the Lebanese civil war that started back in 13 April 1975.

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"I Don't Pay Movement", Greek Austeri...
Athens,Greece
By giorgos33
01 Apr 2013

Members of the '" Don't Pay" movement march through the streets of Korinthos carrying yellow
flag's bearing the party's logo.

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Kenya Elections 7
Mathare, Nairobi, Kenya
By Pau Rigol
04 Mar 2013

A woman voting in Nairobi's Mathare neighborhood on March 4, 2013, during the elections held in Kenya. Mathare is one of the slums which suffered violence last elections in 2007.

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Bamako, Mali (1 of 7)
Bamako, Mali.
By George Henton
13 Feb 2013

Image from Bamako, Mali, taken during the ongoing conflict in West Africa.

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Nepal Anti-government Protest (7 of 7)
Kathmandu
By Rajneesh Bhandari
08 Feb 2013

Supporters of Nepal's opposition parties take part in a mass rally organized in Kathmandu on Feb. 8, 2013. Opposition parties organized a mass meeting to bring down the UCPN(M) led government.

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Bamako, Mali (2 of 7)
Bamako, Mali.
By George Henton
03 Feb 2013

Image from Bamako, Mali, taken during the ongoing conflict in West Africa.

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Protestors Come Under Attack By Thugs...
Cairo, Egypt
By Ayman.Shabrawy
17 Dec 2011

A man lost in the crowd amidst clashes between protests and thugs backed by the military

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Egyptians remember those killed in se...
Tahrir Square, Cairo, Egypt.
By Jeffrey Bright
02 Dec 2011

Muslims pray in Cairo's Tahrir Square to mourn the deaths of 42 people killed last month in demonstrations demanding the generals who took over from Mubarak hand over to civilian rule immediately. Cairo, Egypt. 02/12/2011

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Occupy Oakland: Interview with Protes...
Oakland, California USA
By upheavalproductions
28 Oct 2011

Oct. 26, 2011

Footage from protest against the violent eviction of Occupy Oakland, part of the global Occupy Wall Street demonstrations.

Here is an interview with an Oakland resident at the protest.

HD footage shot on a Sony HDR-FX1

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Libya (7 of 40)
Misrata, Libya
By George Henton
13 Jun 2011

New recruits in the Captain katiba (brigade) conduct manoeuvre training in an open area just east of Misrata, Libya, 13 June 2011. Various brigades made up of fighters from different areas and tribes trained their forces at bases surrounding the central Libyan city of Misrata before sending them to the frontlines only a few kilometres away. GEORGE HENTON.

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Eid Al-Adha in Cairo Egypt
Cairo, Egypt
By David
18 Nov 2010

A small back alley of Shubra is filled with onlookers as a cow is killed with a sharp kife. Butcher shops wait until after the morning prayer of Eid Al-Adha to kill animals bought as sacrifices, the meat is portioned out for the days celebration and donated to the poor.

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Eid Al-Adha in Cairo Egypt
Cairo, Egypt
By David
18 Nov 2010

Muslims fill the streets to pray outside on the morning of Eid Al Adha in Shubra, a district of Egypt. In the butcher shops of each neighborhood sheep and cows are killed as a sacrifice and portions are donated to the poor.

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Eid Al Adha in Cairo, Egypt
Cairo, Egypt
By David
18 Nov 2010

Mohamad Hagag and his son Abdelrahman, 7, celebrate the morning of Eid Al-Adha by praying with hundreds of others outside a mosque in Shubra, a district of Egypt. In the butcher shops of each neighborhood sheep and cows are killed as a sacrifice and portions are donated to the poor.

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Punic port
Carthage, Tunisia
By Sarah Mersch
26 Mar 2010

Punic port in Carthage (suburb of Tunis) in Tunisia