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

A water cannon sprays disinfect streets as #Coronavirus spreads in the country, in #Tehran, #Iran. (Reza Bagheri Sharaf / Dana) #COVID19 #virus
International POW

International POW: 25 February – 2 March

It’s in the misery of some unnamed slum that the next killer virus will emerge. Barack Obama

#Women stand with aid items received from a charity, in #Herat, #Afghanistan. (Stringer / AFP / Getty)
International POW

International POW: 17 – 23 December

I do not wish women to have power over men but over themselves.
Mary Shelley

A woman argues with a riot policeman during a protest against #Chile's government in #Santiago. (Ricardo Moraes / REUTERS)
International POW

International POW: 10 – 16 December

Never mind a world that can’t see past brutality. Ric Ocasek

Bolivian wrestlers, both members of the Fighting Cholitas, fight at Sharks of the Ring wrestling club in #ElAlto, #Bolivia. (AFP)
International POW

International POW: 26 Nov – 2 Dec

It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies, but even more to stand up to your friends. J.K. Rowling

Young #women in costumes pose in front of the Cologne Cathedral as they celebrate the start of the carnival season in #Germany. (OLIVER BERG / DPA)
International POW

International POW: 12 – 18 November

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence. – Helen Keller

#Kurdish demonstrators hurl rocks at a Turkish military vehicle during a joint #Turkish - #Russian patrol near the town of al-Muabbadah, in #Hassakah, #Syria. (Delil Souleiman / AFP / Getty Images)
International POW

International POW: 5 – 11 November

Love me or hate me, both are in my favour. If you love me, I’ll always be in your heart… If you hate me, I’ll always be in your mind. William Shakespeare

A woman on the outskirts of the town of #TalTamr, near the #Syria Kurdish town of Ras al-Ain, along the border with #Turkey in the northeastern #Hassakeh province, with smoke from tire fires billowing in the background, to decrease visibility for Turkish warplanes that are part of operation "#PeaceSpring.". (Delil Souleiman / AFP via Getty)
International POW

International POW: 14 – 21 October

You only feel powerless because your fear has given your power to the object of your fear. Once you realise this, you can claim it back.― Kamand Kojouri

Sled #dogs wade through standing water on the #sea #ice during a Danish Meteorological Institute expedition in northwestern #Greenland. (Steffen Olsen / Center for Ocean and Ice)
International POW

International POW: 18 – 24 June

Fun is one of the most important – and underrated – ingredients in any successful venture. If you’re not having fun, then it’s probably time to call it quits and try something else. – Richard Branson

French cyclist Robert Marchand, aged 105, reacts after setting a new record in France. (Phillipe Lopez / Getty)
International POW

International POW: 3 – 9 January

To all, I would say how mistaken they are when they think that they stop falling in love when they grow old, without knowing that