Editors’ picks photography gallery

Announcing World Press Photo 2016 Winners

World Press Photo of the Year 2016 goes to Warren Richardson. The jury of the 59th annual World Press Photo Contest has selected an image by Australian photographer, Warren Richardson, as the World Press Photo of the Year 2016.
Civilians escape through the railroad bridge blown up by Donetsk People Republic partisans.

Ukraine: Two Years of War

In the aftermath of the Euromaidan movement and the 2014 Ukrainian revolution, pro-Russian and anti-government protest spread across the eastern and southern regions of Ukraine. Violence in Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts escalated
Bangladeshi workers process leather

Contaminated Land

Dhaka’s Hazaribagh area, widely known for its tannery industry, has been listed as one of the top 10 polluted places on earth by two international research organizations. At least 160,000 people have become victims of pollution...

Photos and text by Suvra Kanti Das
A volunteer cleans the road in Bhaktapur past the earthquake

Nepal: after the earthquake

A 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on 25th April 2015. Many buildings in the older parts of Kathmandu are now rubble, including the Dharahara tower, a 19th century 62-metre tall building...

Photos and text by Suvra Kanti Das
The border at beach is under US surveillance. Tijuana

On the Other Side - Stories of Deportation

In 2014, around 250,000 Mexicans were deported from the United States. More than 60 000 were left in Tijuana, Mexico, a border city between Mexico-United States where life is a gamble of will, luck, thievery and police arrest...
Photos and Text by Francois Razon
Jackson Heights gentrification

Silent gentrification in the heart of Queens

The intensely diversified social pattern of Queens starts to quietly add the presence of a class of European ancestry where in the past it was more a rarity. Rezoning of ...

Photos and Text by Riccrado Budini
Lunik IX, a young roma girl whose ambitions is to study.

Lunik IX

Lunik IV is sadly the largest Roma ghetto in Slovakia. Incredibly, there is 99% unemployment allied to alarming numbers of those addicted to drug and alcohol abuse from virtually cradle to grave. The very antithesis

Photos and text Artur Conka