Telling the contemporary World

capsized ferry in Bangladesh

At least 50 die as ferry capsizes in Padma River, Bangladesh

A ferry on its way to Daulatdia was hit by a cargo vessel. Rescuers have pulled at least 50 bodies out of the Padma, most of them are children and women...

Celebrations for the International Mother Language Day in Bangladesh

International Mother Language Day is a celebration of linguistic and cultural diversity, and multilingualism, held every year on 21 February worldwide

Text and photos by Suvra Kanti Das
Barricades built under the Maidan independence monument in the last three months are now burning under the repressive assault of the police. Kiev, Ukraine

Deadly crackdown in Kiev - The heavenly hundred anniversary

The violent and dramatic crackdown that followed three months of anti-government occupation of Maidan square resulted in a brutal bloodshed. Both violent and peaceful...

Text and photos by Mstyslav Chernov
Rally for The Baras Collective, Bagnolet, France

Rally for The Baras Collective, Bagnolet, France

The Baras Collective, founded over two years ago is threatened with expulsion from a building they have occupied at 72 rue René Alazard Bagnolet. Banners and chants exclaimed: 'Regularization of the undocumented' and 'housing for all'.
Shaimaa El-Sabagh in Paris

Tribute to Shaimaa El­-Sabagh in Paris

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On January 24, 2015 Egyptian researcher and leftist activist Shaimaa El­-Sabagh was shot dead by purportedly by police, from a distance of less than 8 meters, at a peaceful demonstration that was organized by the Popular Alliance party in Cairo.

Anti-polio campaign in Pakistan goes on

Pakistan's fight against the polio virus is still undergoing, with volunteers making even a greater effort now to keep the anti-polio campaign going.
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
Blockade violence in Bangladesh

Victims of Blockade Violence in Bangladesh

Victims of a recent bomb attack in a bus. They receive treatment at a medical college hospital during the ongoing nationwide blockade called by the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP)

Text and photos by Suvra Kanti Das
Bangladeshi devotees over-crowd trains for the Biswa Ijtema World Congregation of Muslims

Devotees overcrowd trains for the Biswa Ijtema

Bangladeshi Muslim devotees go en masse to pray at the World Congregation of Muslims, or Biswa Ijtema and in the outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh. In order to catch a train...
Candelight vigil in Rome for the Charlie Hebdo massacre.

Candlelight vigil in Rome for the Charlie Hebdo massacre

A crowd gathered in Piazza Farnese in front of the French Embassy for a candlelight vigil in solidarity with the victims of the attack against the headquarters of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, which resulted in the killing of 12 in Paris...
Charlie Hebdo Policeman

Armed commando kills 12 at Charlie Hebdo in Paris

On Jan 7, 2015, at around 11.30, gunmen attacked the headquarters of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, in Boulevard Richard-Lenoir, Paris. The attack resulted in the killing...

Text and photos by Nick Kozak
International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers - Chinese

International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers‬

On the evening of December 17th a group of sex workers and former sex workers, mostly of Chinese descent, gathered today with groups including the organization Médecins du Monde (Doctors of the World) in the area of Belleville...