Syrians, who have been displaced due to the ongoing attacks carried out by the #Assad regime and #Russia, stay at a makeshift camp, in #Idlib, #Syria. (Muhammed Said / Anadolu Agency)
International POW

International POW: 24 – 30 December

In a country well governed, poverty is something to be ashamed of. In a country badly governed, wealth is something to be ashamed of. Confucius

A supporter of outgoing Lebanese premier Saad #Hariri shouts at army soldiers during a protest in #Beirut's Corniche al-Mazraa neighbourhood, #Lebanon. (AFP)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 19 – 25 December

Anyone in a position of power is either corrupt or assumed to be corrupt, and the assumption of corruption is as bad as the reality of it. Stanley A. McChrystal

#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 riot police officer stands next of a #Christmas tree during a protest in downtown #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Hussein Malla / AP)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 12 – 18 December

If you are going through hell, keep going. Winston Churchill

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

A #woman poses with her face painted with a red hand during a demonstration against #sexual harassment, rape and domestic violence, in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Patrick Baz / Abaad / AFP)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 5 – 11 December

The only person that deserves a special place in your life is someone that never made you feel like you were an option in theirs. Shannon L. Alder

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

International POW

International POW: 25 – 31 December

For last year’s words belong to last year’s language and next year’s words await another voice. And to make an end is to make a

Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 20 – 26 December

Better to die fighting for freedom then be a prisoner all the days of your life. – Bob Marley