Editors’ picks photography gallery

The plight of the Rohingya

As nearly a million survivors of ethnic cleansing struggle to rebuild their lives in Bangladesh, the vestiges of violence, ubiquitous illness and injury, emotional trauma, insufficient resources, and food insecurity permeates their new existence...

Crucifixion – A Painful Devotion

In a remote village in west Bengal, the Gajan festival is being celebrated for more than 100 years now. Devotees pray, fast and sleep on the floor for one entire month. On the last day, youth take part to a painful ritual of the crucifixion.

The Sand Cowboys

About fifteen or twenty kilometers north from Delhi, as one goes along the river Yamuna, one comes upon the sand banks left behind by the shrinking river. That is a source of livelihood for some. A group of youths...

The Tsukiji Compromise

Based in Tokyo, Tsukiji is currently the world's largest fish market. With the 2020 Olympic games being hosted in Japan's capital city, Tsukiji is due to be demolished to make way for a new highway to improve travel congestion between the Olympic village and stadiums.
Bangladeshi Muslim people travel home to celebrate Eid al-Fitr

Bangladeshi people prepare to leave for Eid al-Fitr holiday

Bangladeshi Muslim people travel home in a overcrowded ferries and trains in Dhaka, Bangladesh ahead of the Eid al-Fitr holiday.

Point of No Return

Life as a Refugee in Southern Rakhine's IDP Camps. A photographic project that addresses the systematic persecution of the Rohingya minority, perpetuated by the militarized, predominantly Buddhist, Rakhine government.
A man holding a photo of Ny Sokha

I am the FIVE

A collection of 365 portraits to mark the one year in jail of 5 human rights activists in Cambodia recently nominated as finalists for the "Human Rights Nobel Prize"
cuban bus

Cuba

Besides the desire to just share what I witness I want to create from what I experience. Shooting on film made me strip down to the 4 most basic elements: composition, light, color and motion.
Girls are playing with stones

Mountainland: Vietnamese Photographs - North Northwest

„Mountainland“ surveys the lives and societies of the Southeast Asian Massif, a region that sprawls across Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar, China, India and Bangladesh.

World Press Photo announces winners of 2017 contests

The World Press Photo Foundation announces the winners of its renowned contests, the 60th annual World Press Photo Contest and the 7th annual World Press Photo Digital Storytelling Contest.

Aftertaste

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An exploration on the aftermath and healing of sexual assault through self-portraits. I was sexually assaulted over two years ago, and it is something that I am still healing from today. One in four women will experience some form of sexual assault in their lifetime, and I thought it was important to show what that looked like...

El Gimnasio Hermanos Manchego

Nelson "La Maldad" Manchego runs a free-of-charge boxing gym in an abandoned building on San Andrés that was originally a squat for drug-addicts. Nelson trains local kids from the island with the ambition for them to become professionals in the sport, while also keeping them out of trouble.