A man walks by Internal security forces, in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Rabih Yassine)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 2 – 8 July

Those who have suffered, who have known poverty or oppression, are generally the most prone to kindness. Perhaps it is well to endure some misery if only to learn this lesson. ARTHUR LYNCH

#Ethiopian domestic workers who were dismissed by their employers gather with their belongings outside their country’s embassy in #Hazmiyeh, east of #Beirut, #Lebanon. (JOSEPH EID / AFP)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 18 – 24 June

The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities. – Ayn Rand

A demonstrator walks with her #dog during a protest against the government performance and worsening economic conditions, in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Aziz Taher / REUTERS)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 4 – 10 June

I could never again raise my voice against the violence of the oppressed, without having first spoken clearly to the greatest purveyor of violence in the world today – my own government. – – Martin Luther King Jr.

#Women perform A Rapist In Your Path, the Chilean protest song about rape culture, during a march on International Women’s Day, in #Lima, #Peru. (Rodrigo Abd / AP)
International POW

International POW: 3 – 9 March

Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm. – Abraham Lincoln

Venezuelan artist Deborah Castillo licks the boots of a soldier during her performance "Lamebrasil, Lamezuela - questioning power in Latin America," in #SaoPaulo, #Brazil. (REUTERS)
International POW

International POW: 19 – 25 March

Extremism can flourish only in an environment where basic governmental social responsibility for the welfare of the people is neglected. Political dictatorship and social hopelessness create the desperation that fuels religious extremism. Benazir Bhutto

School students perform a #haka during a vigil three days after a shooting at two mosques in the city that killed 50 #Muslim worshippers, in #Christchurch, #NewZealand. (Carl Court / Getty Images)
International POW

International POW: 12 – 18 March

Anybody can become angry – that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way – that is not within everybody’s power and is not easy. – Aristotle

A child sits in a pram in the battle-stricken village, in #Baghuz, #Syria. (Rodi Said / Reuters)
International POW

International POW: 5 – 11 March

We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future. Franklin D. Roosevelt

#Shia pilgrims walk to the holy city of #Kerbala for the Arba’een ritual, in #Najaf, #Iraq. (Alaa al-Marjani / Reuters)
International POW

International POW: 22 – 29 October

Beauty has no boundaries, no rules, no colors. Beauty is like a religion. You can include everything inside it. – Alessandro Michele

Migrant domestic workers of various nationalities attend the launch of the first domestic workers union, at at the headquarters of the National Federation of Unions for Workers and Employees in Lebanon (FENASOL) in Beirut. There are an estimated 200,000 migrant workers in Lebanon, primarily from Sri Lanka, Ethiopia, the Philippines and Nepal. Many have their passports confiscated by their employers upon arrival in Lebanon and are locked up insides homes. (ANWAR AMRO / AFP)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 22 – 28 January

Social media are a catalyst for the advancement of everyone’s rights. It’s where we’re reminded that we’re all human and all equal. It’s where people

Lebanese Hezbollah supporters march during a religious procession, to mark the burning of the tents that is part of Ashura religious ceremony, in Nabatieh. (Ali Hashisho / REUTERS)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 6 – 12 November

Billions of photos are shot every year, and about the toughest thing a photographer can do is invent an original, deeply personal, instantly recognizable visual