Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Venezuela protest

Hundreds of anti-government demonstrators marched against the Venezuelan president's planned constitutional reforms on Saturday, with some protests being broken up with tear gas in the country's latest bout of unrest. With Venezuelans suffering from high inflation, food shortages and soaring crime rates, plus a deepening corruption scandal, the Venezuelan opposition has mounted near-daily anti-government protests since April 1.

South Sudanese refugee girl 

A young South Sudanese refugee girl laughs and hides her face from the camera during morning break in the yard of the Ombechi nursery school, which has over 500 pupils and is supported by UNICEF and Save the Children, in Bidi Bidi, Uganda Wednesday, June 7, 2017. Bidi Bidi is a sprawling complex of mud-brick houses that is now the...

Morocco protest

Protesters, supporting Rif Movement leader Nasser Zefzafi, stage a demonstration demanding the government to take action for developing the region.  Full Gallery on Middle East Monitor. 

Syrian artist Abdalla Al Omari painting Trump as a refugee

Syrian artist Abdalla Al Omari is painting world leaders in an unexpected light: as refugees. HuffPost wrote: In “The Vulnerability Series,” Omari depicts President Donald Trump as an exhausted refugee, with a sleeping pad on his back and a child in his arms. The rest of the paintings, currently on exhibit at a Dubai gallery, show former President Barack Obama, German...

South Sudanese refugee children

South Sudanese refugee children play on swings during morning break in the yard of the Ombechi nursery school, which has over 500 pupils and is supported by UNICEF and Save the Children, in Bidi Bidi, Uganda Wednesday, June 7, 2017. Bidi Bidi is a sprawling complex of mud-brick houses that is now the world's largest refugee settlement holding some of...

Venezuela protest

A demonstrator wearing a balaclava, a helmet and a rosary looks on during clashes between security forces and anti-government demonstrators in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, June 7, 2017. Nearly 70 people have died in the political unrest, which has seen hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans take to the streets demanding new elections. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)

South Sudan refugees

A young South Sudanese refugee girl carries a baby on her back as she walks to the Ombechi nursery school, where she will look after the baby during the school day, in Bidi Bidi, Uganda Wednesday, June 7, 2017. Bidi Bidi is a sprawling complex of mud-brick houses that is now the world's largest refugee settlement holding some of those...

Brazil protest

A demonstrator wearing a mask depicting Brazil's President Michel Temer performs during a protest outside the Superior Electoral Court in Brasilia, Brazil, Wednesday, June 7, 2017. Brazil's top electoral court is examining illegal campaign finance allegations that could force Temer from office. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)

South Sudanese refugee woman

A South Sudanese refugee woman smiles as she carries away a heavy sack of maize after receiving a food distribution in Bidi Bidi, Uganda Wednesday, June 7, 2017. Bidi Bidi is a sprawling complex of mud-brick houses that is now the world's largest refugee settlement holding some of those who fled the civil war in South Sudan, which has killed...

Names of people killed during protests in Venezuela painted on road

The names of people killed during protests against Venezuelan President Maduro are painted on a road by residents of a Caracas neighbourhood.