An anti-government protester sit next to a placard showing ruins of an explosion, during protest in front Justice palace in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (NABIL MOUNZER / EPA)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 17 – 23 September

The first virtue in a soldier is endurance of fatigue; courage is only the second virtue. Napoleon Bonaparte

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

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

A rally in support of detained and injured participants of the protests that erupted in the aftermath of the disputed presidential election, in #Minsk, #Belarus. (Tatiana Zenkovich / EPA)
International POW

International POW: 11 – 17 August

You may never know what results come of your actions, but if you do nothing, there will be no results. Mahatma Gandhi

A hundred people gathered to support the people arrested during the Lebanese uprising, in front of the Justice Palace, in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Laurent Perpigna Iban / Hans Lucas)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 16 – 22 July

It took me quite a long time to develop a voice, and now that I have it, I am not going to be silent. – Madeleine Albright

The accumulation of waste in the streets of Beirut after the workers went on strike to not pay their dues by the government, in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Marwan Tahtah / APA)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 9 – 15 July

It is not enough to have great qualities; We should also have the management of them. – Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Samih Kaeden marks a calendar which shows the number of days left to meet his son who has been detained for 17 years in an #Israeli prison, in #Rafah, #Palestine. (Anadolu Agency)
International POW

International POW: 7- 13 July

If pain must come, may it come quickly. Because I have a life to live, and I need to live it in the best way possible. Paulo Coelho

Agustina Canamero, 81, and Pascual Pérez, 84, hug and kiss through a plastic film screen to minimise the risk of catching #coronavirus, at a nursing home in #Barcelona, #Spain. (Emilio Morenatti / AP)
International POW

International POW:23 – 29 June

The scariest thing about distance is that you don’t know whether they’ll miss you or forget you. – Nicholas Spark