A demonstrator holds a Lebanese flag during a protest as Lebanese mark one year since the start of nation-wide protests in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Aziz Taher / REUTERS)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 15 – 21 October

When an individual is protesting society’s refusal to acknowledge his dignity as a human being, his very act of protest confers dignity on him.

Bayard Rustin

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

Acrobats with #DuoLaos of #Spain perform during the 13th International Circus festival, in #Budapest, #Hungary. (Attila Kisbenedek / AFP / Getty Images)
International POW

International POW: 7 – 13 January

In the midst of winter, I finally learned there was in me an invincible summer. Albert Camus

A rescue center for disabled persons “arc en ciel” is damaged after a fire in #Damour, #Lebanon. (Bilal Jawich / Xinhua)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 10 – 16 October

The absence of alternatives clears the mind marvellously. Henry Kissinger

A firefighter stands in front of a fire in the #Amazon basin in the #Sorriso municipality, #Brazil. (Mayke Toscano / AFP / Getty Images)
International POW

International POW: 27 August – 2 September

When something’s ending, you go through so many phases, and it can be frustrating. But once you’re out on the other side, it’s like you can really see all the crazy phases you went through. Norah Jones

Lebanese activists carrying placards during a protest at Samir Kassir garden, against repression campaign and local #censorship, in in downtown #Beirut , #Lebanon. (Nabil Mounzer / EPA)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 19 – 25 July

If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear. – George Orwell

A homeless man bundled up in plastic bags faces the cold weather in downtown Los Angeles. (Nick Ut/AP)
International POW

International POW 17 – 23 Dec

As we approach Christmas, and because we are now in the holiday season, make sure that after checking this week’s POW, to take a decision