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    An Egyptian woman mourns over the body of her daughter wrapped in a shroud at a mosque in Cairo on August 15, 2013, following a crackdown on the protest camps of supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohamed Morsi the previous day. (Getty Images)

    An Egyptian woman mourns over the body of her daughter wrapped in a shroud at a mosque in Cairo on August 15, 2013, following a crackdown on the protest camps of supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohamed Morsi the previous day. (Getty Images)

    — 8 months ago with 6 notes
    #Egypt  #massacre  #crimes against humanity  #army  #getty images  #sit-in  #Rabaa  #HRW  #Amnesty  #Crime Against Humanity  #mass killings 
     حتى لا ننسى ثورتنا Anti- #Mubarak demonstrators pose in front of a mock gallows while riot police provide security outside a court in Cairo on Feb. 22, 2012, as the landmark murder and corruption trial of the former president entered its final day of hearings. MARCO LONGARI/AFP/Getty Images

     حتى لا ننسى ثورتنا Anti- #Mubarak demonstrators pose in front of a mock gallows while riot police provide security outside a court in Cairo on Feb. 22, 2012, as the landmark murder and corruption trial of the former president entered its final day of hearings. 

    MARCO LONGARI/AFP/Getty Images

    — 1 year ago
    #Egypt  #Jan25  #REVOLUTION  #Getty Images 
    A malnourished boy sits in front of a feeding center on June 10, 2008, in southern #Ethiopia. Late rains in 2012 have put the country at risk for famine once again. JOSE CENDON/AFP/Getty Images
"If Ethiopians are looking for someone to blame for their three-spot leap on this year’s list, they might justifiably look to their neighbor to the east, Somalia. Continued instability in that country has had spillover effects in Ethiopia, which in 2011 sent troops across the Somali border in an effort to stem the rising influence of the al-Shabab movement. During the most intense period of a devastating combination of drought, famine, and instability in Somalia, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees estimated that some 23,000 refugees were arriving each month in Ethiopia, straining resources. The drought also took its toll on the Ethiopian economy, which has experienced runaway growth in recent years but slowed slightly in 2011. While the Ethiopian government has moved to institute some reform in the agriculture sector — which employs 85 percent of workers and accounts for 41 percent of total output — those changes have been incremental at best and hardly sufficient to stand up to 2011’s record-breaking dry spell." 

    A malnourished boy sits in front of a feeding center on June 10, 2008, in southern #Ethiopia. Late rains in 2012 have put the country at risk for famine once again. 

    JOSE CENDON/AFP/Getty Images

    "If Ethiopians are looking for someone to blame for their three-spot leap on this year’s list, they might justifiably look to their neighbor to the east, Somalia. Continued instability in that country has had spillover effects in Ethiopia, which in 2011 sent troops across the Somali border in an effort to stem the rising influence of the al-Shabab movement. During the most intense period of a devastating combination of drought, famine, and instability in Somalia, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees estimated that some 23,000 refugees were arriving each month in Ethiopia, straining resources. The drought also took its toll on the Ethiopian economy, which has experienced runaway growth in recent years but slowed slightly in 2011. While the Ethiopian government has moved to institute some reform in the agriculture sector — which employs 85 percent of workers and accounts for 41 percent of total output — those changes have been incremental at best and hardly sufficient to stand up to 2011’s record-breaking dry spell." 

    — 1 year ago with 2 notes
    #Getty Images  #AFP  #Ethiopia  #Children 
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Kabul, Afghanistan: A girl plays near the Kart-e-Sakhi shrine
Photograph: Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images

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    Kabul, Afghanistan: A girl plays near the Kart-e-Sakhi shrine

    Photograph: Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images

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    — 2 years ago with 6 notes
    #afghan  #Afghanistan  #Fun  #Getty Images  #AFP 
    أول تجربة طيران بمفرده 1933 July 22, 1933 – Wiley Post, the one-eyed aviator, became the first person to fly solo around the world, traveling 15,596 miles (25,099 km) in 7 days, 18 hours and 45 minutes…Photo of Wiley and his Lockheed Vega 5B “Winnie Mae of Oklahoma”, before embarking on his  record-breaking solo circumnavigation, July 15th, 1933.  (Photo by  Hulton Archive/Getty Images)( i12bent)

    أول تجربة طيران بمفرده 1933 July 22, 1933 – Wiley Post, the one-eyed aviator, became the first person to fly solo around the world, traveling 15,596 miles (25,099 km) in 7 days, 18 hours and 45 minutes…Photo of Wiley and his Lockheed Vega 5B “Winnie Mae of Oklahoma”, before embarking on his record-breaking solo circumnavigation, July 15th, 1933. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)( i12bent)

    — 2 years ago with 13 notes
    #Hero  #Getty images  #1930s 
    #Somalia امرأة صومالية لاجئة تجر الطعام بمنطقة التوزيع A Somali #refugee drags a sack of food given to her at a distribution point at the Dadaab refugee camp on July 4. (Roberto Schmidt/AFP/Getty Images) #

    #Somalia امرأة صومالية لاجئة تجر الطعام بمنطقة التوزيع A Somali #refugee drags a sack of food given to her at a distribution point at the Dadaab refugee camp on July 4. (Roberto Schmidt/AFP/Getty Images) #

    — 2 years ago with 62 notes
    #Somalia  #Refugees  #Africa  #women  #Getty Images  #AFP 
    RETWEET PLZ #Somalia من لأطفال الصومال و القرن الأفريقي من المجاعة؟Among the most vulnerable to the drought and famine are two million children under the age of five in Somalia, Kenya, Ethiopia and Djibouti (Oli Scarff/Getty Images) 

    RETWEET PLZ #Somalia من لأطفال الصومال و القرن الأفريقي من المجاعة؟Among the most vulnerable to the drought and famine are two million children under the age of five in Somalia, Kenya, Ethiopia and Djibouti (Oli Scarff/Getty Images)
     

    — 2 years ago with 5 notes
    #Africa  #Somalia  #Famine  #Drought  #Press  #getty images 
    من لنساء الصومال من المجاعة؟ #Somali #refugees walk past storks July 21, 2011, on their way to collect water on the edge of the Dagahaley refugee camp, which makes up part of the giant Dadaab refugee settlement in Dadaab, Kenya. The United Nations has declared a famine in parts of Somalia as the worst drought in 60 years has crippled the Horn of Africa.  (Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

    من لنساء الصومال من المجاعة؟ #Somali #refugees walk past storks July 21, 2011, on their way to collect water on the edge of the Dagahaley refugee camp, which makes up part of the giant Dadaab refugee settlement in Dadaab, Kenya. The United Nations has declared a famine in parts of Somalia as the worst drought in 60 years has crippled the Horn of Africa.  (Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

    — 2 years ago with 1 note
    #Somalia  #Famine  #Dr  #Drought  #UN  #Getty Images 
    رحم الله ألاف الشهداء آمين -سربرينتشا #Srebrenica #Bosnia Bosnian Muslims bury the casket with the remains of their relative during a mass burial ceremony for 613 Srebrenica massacre victims, at the Potocari Memorial Center, on July 11, 2011. More than 15,000 people gathered Monday to commemorate the 16th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre just weeks after the arrest of its alleged mastermind, Ratko Mladic. Getty Images

    رحم الله ألاف الشهداء آمين -سربرينتشا #Srebrenica #Bosnia Bosnian Muslims bury the casket with the remains of their relative during a mass burial ceremony for 613 Srebrenica massacre victims, at the Potocari Memorial Center, on July 11, 2011. More than 15,000 people gathered Monday to commemorate the 16th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre just weeks after the arrest of its alleged mastermind, Ratko Mladic. Getty Images

    — 2 years ago with 4 notes
    #Srebrenica  #Bosnia  #Genocide  #Getty Images  #Muslim 
    #Srebrenica حيوا معي نساء البوسنة- الفتاة و الجدة! SLAPOVICI, #BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA - JULY 10: Enisa Begic (R), 22, looks back to her grandmother Tima Begic, who is uncertain of her age but her family says is at least 80, in Tima’s house where Enisa was born while visiting her during the inauguration day of their settlement of Slapovici’s rebuilt mosque on July 10, 2011 in Slapovici, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Enisa and her entire family fled Slapovici during the Bosnian War of 1992-1995, and she says many male members of her extended family were murdered by Bosnian Serb soldiers. Enisa, her parents and her sisters later emigrated to the United States, and today she is studying oral hygiene at university in Newport News, Virginia. Slapovici is in the Republika Srpska region of eastern Bosnia and is a valley settlement of scattered houses reachable only by a small, dirt road. During the Bosnian War the Bosnian Serb army, under the command of General Ratko Mladic, who is now on trial in The Hague for war crimes, heavily damaged the mosque, expelled all Muslims from Slapovici and murdered most of the men and teenage boys in the infamous Srebrenica massacre of 1995. Today some of Slapovici’s Muslims have returned, including Tima, though others remain scattered in a diaspora in other parts of Bosnia as well as the United States. Enisa says she and her family would like to return too but she is uncertain of finding a job in the weak Bosnia economy. Getty Images

    #Srebrenica حيوا معي نساء البوسنة- الفتاة و الجدة! SLAPOVICI, #BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA - JULY 10: Enisa Begic (R), 22, looks back to her grandmother Tima Begic, who is uncertain of her age but her family says is at least 80, in Tima’s house where Enisa was born while visiting her during the inauguration day of their settlement of Slapovici’s rebuilt mosque on July 10, 2011 in Slapovici, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Enisa and her entire family fled Slapovici during the Bosnian War of 1992-1995, and she says many male members of her extended family were murdered by Bosnian Serb soldiers. Enisa, her parents and her sisters later emigrated to the United States, and today she is studying oral hygiene at university in Newport News, Virginia. Slapovici is in the Republika Srpska region of eastern Bosnia and is a valley settlement of scattered houses reachable only by a small, dirt road. During the Bosnian War the Bosnian Serb army, under the command of General Ratko Mladic, who is now on trial in The Hague for war crimes, heavily damaged the mosque, expelled all Muslims from Slapovici and murdered most of the men and teenage boys in the infamous Srebrenica massacre of 1995. Today some of Slapovici’s Muslims have returned, including Tima, though others remain scattered in a diaspora in other parts of Bosnia as well as the United States. Enisa says she and her family would like to return too but she is uncertain of finding a job in the weak Bosnia economy. Getty Images

    — 2 years ago with 1 note
    #Getty Images  #Bosnia  #Srebrenica  #muslim  #women  #genocide  #mladic