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A woman cleans her eyes with water after police fired teargas at migrants who threw stones during a protest to demand shelter after the #Moria camp burned down, in #Lesbos, #Greece. (Angelos Tzortzinis / AFP / Getty Images)
International POW

International POW: 15 – 21 September

Whoever lives sincerely and encounters much trouble and disappointment, but is not bowed down by them, is worth more than one who has always sailed before the wind and has only known relative prosperity. Vincent van Gogh

Damaged windshield of a vandalized police car by the anti-government protesters during a protest on the road leading to the Presidential palace in #Baabda, #Beirut, #Lebanon. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 10 – 16 September

God turns you from one feeling to another and teaches by means of opposites so that you will have two wings to fly, not one. Rumi

Israeli model May Tager, holding an #Israel flag, poses with model Anastasia, holding an Emirati flag, during a photoshoot in #Dubai, #UAE. (CHRISTOPHER PIKE / REUTERS)
International POW

International POW: 8 – 14 September

Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process, gradually changing opinions, slowly eroding old barriers, quietly building new structures. John F. Kennedy

A woman wrapping herself in the Lebanese flag, holds up a noose as she takes part in a memorial demonstration to mark one month since #Beirut's massive explosion, #Lebanon. (Marwan Naamani / DPA)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 3 – 9 September

There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest. Elie Wiesel

#Israeli soldiers detain a Palestinian protester during a demonstration against the Israeli settlement expansion in the village of #Shufah, #Palestine. (JAAFAR ASHTIYEH / AFP)
International POW

International POW: 1 – 7 September

When somebody challenges you, fight back. Be brutal, be tough. Donald Trump

Anti-government protesters carry a sign with pictures of unknown people hanging on the gallows during a protest in downtown #Beirut, #Lebanon. (IBRAHIM DIRANI / EPA)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 27 August – 2 September

Democracy must be something more than two wolves and a sheep voting on what to have for dinner. James Bovard

Shia Muslims grieve during the re-enactment of the battle of #Karbala in Suq al-Shuyoukh, #Iraq. (Hussein Faleh / AFP)
International POW

International POW: 25 – 31 August

People Who Are Crazy Enough To Think They Can Change The World, Are The Ones Who Do. Rob Siltanen

A #cat sits between rubble and debris of destroyed houses and buildings near the site of the deadly blast in the port of #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Hassan Ammar / AP)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 20 – 26 August

When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love has always won. There have been tyrants and murderers and for a time they seem invincible but in the end, they always fall — think of it, ALWAYS. Gandhi

A cow is flown by helicopter from the #Klausen Pass in #Switzerland during the annual cattle drive. (Urs Flueeler / Keystone)
International POW

International POW: 18 – 24 August

If there was an observer on Mars, they would probably be amazed that we have survived this long. Noam Chomsky

Karlen, the wife of 37-year-old fireman Charbel Karam, cries during the funeral procession of three firefighters from the same family in their hometown of #Qartaba, #Lebanon. (JOSEPH EID / AFP)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 13 – 19 August

Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are. Benjamin Franklin