Tibetan pilgrims at Barkhor Circle in Lhasa.
Tibetan pilgrims at Barkhor Circle in Lhasa.
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A Tibetan girl passes through near Potala Palace, the icon of Tibet, where Dalai Lama has been absent for more than half century.
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55 year old taxi driver Mohamed Abu Jama’a poses next to his destroyed mercedes taxi and home in Khan Yunis due to Israeli airstrike and bulldozers during the summer’s 50-day war between Israel and Hamas. He has to still live at the site, since there is no place else for him to move, or too expensive for the rent after the war. Al-Zana'a in Khan Yunis, Oct/ 08/ 2014
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Safia Mohamed Al-Najar, 47, and her 25 year old son Fadi Al-Najar saw their home in Khan Yunis destroyed by artillery and airstrike during the summer’s 50-day war between Israel and Hamas. Despite the fact the house is in the dangerous condition, they have to stay, since there is no place else for them to move, or too expensive to do so. And virtually no body has come to help them yet. The son was supposed to marry soon, but it was canceled. Khoza'a in Khan Yunis, Oct/10/2014
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Eman Al-Najar, 23, saw her home in Khoza’a in Khan Yunis destroyed and her brother killed by Israel Defense Forces during the summer’s 50-day war between Israel and Hamas. She still stays in a tent with her family on the site of this damaged home. Despite the difficulty, she cannot leave, since there is no other place to move, or too expensive. And virtually nobody has come to help yet. Oct/ 10/ 2014
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A couple, with a bicycle, walks near Lao Long Tou, or Old Dragon's Head, in Shanhaiguan that had experienced many severe fightings in the history between the Han Chinese and people from the North, such as Khitns and Manchus. Lao Long Tou is the starting point of China's famous Great Wall and at the point the wall meets the sea. The lands to the North East of the Great Wall was once called Manchuria.
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A small girl plays inside a big balloon on the pond in Labor Park, in Dalian, Liaoning province, in China's North East or Manchuria, as the region faces an uneasy economic boom, creating more materialistic culture and economic gap. China's North East was once called Manchuria. The region was at a crossroads that was manipulated in history, including the occupation by Russia and Japan. And now the area is facing upheavals due to the globalization with China’s rapid economic growth itself, creating the gap between the rich and the poor and even more unemployment and worrying for the future.
Tibet rural farming scene in Gampala Pass.
Tibet rural farming scene in Gampala Pass.
A small Tibetan pilgrim at Pal Cho Monastery. Gyantse, Tibet.
A small Tibetan pilgrim at Pal Cho Monastery. Gyantse, Tibet.
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Han-Chinese couple in the wedding dress pass through near Potala Palace, the icon of Tibet, as China's massive economic development has been enormously reaching to the Tibet autonomy region in recent years. Dalai Lama has been absent for more than half century.
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Tibetans cover and reinforce the rooftop with plaster, singing fork songs. This is a Tibetan traditional construction performance in their farming community. Pal Cho Monastery. Gyantse, Tibet.
A nun praying at Jokhang square in Lhasa, Tibet.
A nun praying at Jokhang square in Lhasa, Tibet.
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26 years old mother Heba Fareed Abu Jama'a and her daughter Moha Hussein, 2 years and 3 months, pose at their destroyed house due to Israeli attack during the summer's 50 day war between Hamas. Since there is no space to move, or too expensive to do so, they have to live at a tent next to the house, with 8 other persons. Al-Zana'a in Khan Yunis, Gaza, Oct 08, 2014.
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Abed Raboo Mussa Abu Jama’a, 67, and his 65-year-old wife Mazuna Abu Jama’a saw their home in Khan Yunis destroyed by artillery and air strikes during the summer’s 50-day war between Israel and Hamas. They stay in a tent on the site of their damaged home. Despite the difficulty, they cannot leave, since there is no other place for them to move. Oct/ 08/ 2014
Animal market at war torn Alshjaia, Gaza.
Animal market at war torn Alshjaia, Gaza.
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A member of the Gaza Parkour Team exercises among the debris in Khoza’a in Khan Yunis, one of the most damaged areas by Israel Defense Forces during the summer’s 50-day war. Parkour is a dramatically growing sport in Gaza. The concept is to move freely and overcome boundaries and barriers, as most Palestinians cannot move freely out of Gaza.
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Members of the Gaza Parkour Team exercise among the debris in Khoza’a in Khan Yunis, one of the most damaged areas by Israel Defense Forces during the summer’s 50-day war. Parkour is a dramatically growing sport in Gaza. The concept is to move freely and overcome boundaries and barriers, as most Palestinians cannot move freely out of Gaza.
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A window view of the (Tibet ) Sky train to Lhasa from Chengdu, as desertification is seen in the recent years.
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A daily scene of Hungary, as the country is facing both the economic slump and the migrant crisis.
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Life preservers remain at shore of Lesbos island, Greece, where few to several thousand refugees arrive daily and the authority are overwhelmed by the number.
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Refugees arrive in Lesbos island, Greece, through the often very dangerous ocean trip between Turkey and the island, by rubber boat, or raft. Yet this island is just a starting point for the further long ordeal. Most refugees are Syrians, Iraqis, and Afghans who would like to go to Germany or Sweden or any country which could accept them. The crisis is far from over. Everyday, this island alone, several thousand refugees arrive. The help is still absolutely lacking.
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Refugees arrive in Lesbos island, Greece, after succeeding the often very dangerous ocean trip between Turkey and the island, by rubber boat, or raft. Yet this island is just a starting point for the further long ordeal. Most refugees are Syrians, Iraqis, and Afghans who would like to go to Germany or Sweden or any country which could accept them. The crisis is far from over. Everyday, this island alone, several thousand refugees arrive. The help is still absolutely lacking.
Lesbos island, Greece, from a war refugee packed ferry to Athens.
Lesbos island, Greece, from a war refugee packed ferry to Athens.
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Refugees, mostly Syrians, Afghans and Iraqis, arrive in Athens by a ferry. Yet their long journey is far from over, as well as this migrant crisis.
Tint 25 and Auto.
Tint 25 and Auto.
Anne Hathaway at Crosby Hotel in Soho.
Anne Hathaway at Crosby Hotel in Soho.