Lebanese Armenians burn the flag of #Turkey, #Israel, and #Azerbaijan as they demonstrate outside the Turkish embassy, to protest against the fighting over the Nagorno-Karabakh region, in #Rabieh, #Lebanon. (ANWAR AMRO / AFP)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 22 – 28 October

We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented. – Elie Wiesel

A scorched hillside due to forest fires in the countryside of #Akkar, #Lebanon. (Khaled Taleb)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 8 – 14 October

There may be a great fire in our hearts, yet no one ever comes to warm himself at it, and the passers-by see only a wisp of smoke. Vincent Van Gogh

A #woman pulls a baby on a pallet as they prepare to move to a new temporary camp for migrants and #refugees, on the island of #Lesbos, #Greece. (Yara Nardi / REUTERS)
International POW

International POW: 22 -28 September

Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul and sings the tune without the words and never stops at all. EMILY DICKINSON

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

#Israeli soldiers detain a Palestinian protester during a demonstration against the Israeli settlement expansion in the village of #Shufah, #Palestine. (JAAFAR ASHTIYEH / AFP)
International POW

International POW: 1 – 7 September

When somebody challenges you, fight back. Be brutal, be tough. Donald Trump

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 woman raises her arms in front of security forces standing guard in front of the World Bank offices in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (ANWAR AMRO / AFP)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 23 – 29 July

Hope in reality is the worst of all evils because it prolongs the torments of man. Friedrich Nietzsche