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PJL: May 2014 (Part 1)

Adam Dean for The New York Times

Curated by Mikko Takkunen, a collection of the most interesting photojournalism and documentary photography from across the web.

Features and Essays

Adam Dean for The New York Times
Adam Dean for The New York Times

Adam Dean: Death Stalks Muslims as Myanmar Cuts Off Aid (New York Times) Humanitarian crisis is unfolding among the Rohingya, a Muslim minority that Myanmar’s Buddhist-led government has increasingly deprived of the most basic liberties and aid even as it trumpets its latest democratic reforms

Ian Teh: Yellow River: China’s Environmental Sorrow (MSNBC) Teh chronicles rising pollution levels in China’s Yellow River, the second largest river in Asia, and the toll it has taken on the surrounding landscape

Chris McGrath: Devastation Persists in Tacloban Six Months After Typhoon (Time.com) Philippines

Moises Saman—Magnum
Moises Saman—Magnum

Moises Saman: Return to Iraq (The New Yorker’s Photo Booth) Saman returned to Iraq for the first time since 2010

Samuel Aranda: Iran — The Waiting Game (Panos Pictures) Aranda goes on a journey through Iran at a time of both stagnation and change

Scout Tufankjian: Global Armenian Diaspora (New York Times Lens blog) Tufankjian has been traveling the world photographing Armenian communities large and small, where traditions endure amid diversity

Andrew Quilty—Oculi for TIME
Andrew Quilty—Oculi for TIME

Andrew Quilty: Afghanistan Landslide (Time.com) At least 2,100 are assumed dead after two catastrophic landslides buried hundreds of homes in the Argo district in the mountainous northeastern state of Badakhshan

Carolyn Cole: In Afghanistan, childhood is often a full-time job (Los Angeles Times) It’s estimated that at least a quarter of Afghan children work, despite labor laws that forbid it

Jošt Franko: Child Refugees in Lebanon (VII) More than two million Syrians have fled their country’s civil war, now entering into its fourth year, to seek shelter in neighboring countries such as Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey and Iraq. At least half of the refugees living over the Syrian border—roughly 1.1 million—are children

Antonin Kratochvil—VII for The Wall Street Journal
Antonin Kratochvil—VII for The Wall Street Journal

Antonin Kratochvil: Razed Roma Enclave in Eforie, Romania (Wall Street Journal) Abandoned schoolhouse provides shelter after city demolishes dwellings

Jošt Franko: Disappearing Slovenia (The New Yorker’s Photo Booth) Herders in Slovenia’s Velika Planina, a traditional community in the foothills of the Kamnik-Savinja Alps

Mauricio Lima: Behind the Masks of Pro-Russian Militants in Ukraine (New York Times)

Davide Monteleone: Revolutionary Relics (The New Yorker’s Photo Booth) Monteleone documented the everyday iconography of the revolution

Maxim Dondyuk: The Crimea Sich (Slate) Military training camp for boys in Crimea

William Daniels: Years After Chernobyl, Building Progress (New York Times)

Siegfried Modola— Reuters
Siegfried Modola— Reuters

Siegfried Modola: With armed escort, Muslims escape C.A.R. to safety in Chad (Al Jazeera America) African Union forces evacuate 1,000 Muslims on a four-day journey from Bangui to the border near Chad

William Daniels: Amid the Atrocities (LightBox) Daniels captures Central African Republic at a moment of doubt, fear and uncertainty as a series of bloody clashes and violent attacks have plunged the country into one of its darkest periods in modern history

Mark Peterson—Redux for MSNBC
Mark Peterson—Redux for MSNBC

Mark Peterson: NRA convention draws gun-lovers and vote-seekers (MSNBC) Tens of thousands of firearms enthusiasts gathered in Indianapolis over the weekend for the National Rifle Association’s annual meeting | Peterson’s website and Instagram

Daniel Arnold: End of the Line (The New Yorker’s Photo Booth) New Yorker asked the Arnold to ride several New York subway lines to the last stop, and to document the journeys

Ryan Pfluger: The Tale of Two Schools (New York Times Magazine) Fieldston and University Heights are in the same New York borough but worlds apart. How much understanding between their students can a well-told story bring? Portraits by Ryan Pfluger

Thomas Prior: A day in the life of a divided school (MSNBC) The dramatic rise of charter schools in urban communities over the past decade has been fraught with debate, controversy and consternation. Photographer Thomas Prior recently spent some time in Harlem at the school building shared by PS 149 and Harlem Success Academy 1, and documented a day in the life of a school building divided

Landon Nordemann: Kentucky Derby (MSNBC) Photos of the spectacle

Richard Gilligan: DIY Skateparks (LightBox) Gilligan traveled around Europe and the United States photographing these self-built skate spots for a new book by Prestel called DIY / Underground Skateparks

Jessica Lehrman
Jessica Lehrman

Jessica Lehrman: Hip-Hop’s New New York (New York Times) The underground rap world of New York City

Camilo José Vergara: Detroit by Night (LightBox) Photographer finds himself drawn to Detroit in the darkest hours of the night

Nicole Tung: The Code for Farewell (Al Jazeera America) Saying goodbye to the last Seminole code talker

Rodrigo Abd: Illegal gold mining in Peru (Guardian) Peru is tackling illegal gold mining. Madre de Dios state has an estimated 40,000 illegal miners, most of whom are poor migrants from the Andean highland, and their work accounts for about 20% of Peru’s gold exports. Associated Press photographer Rodrigo Abd documents the frantic work of the miners up to the moment when government forces arrived to put them out of business

Sebastiano Tomada: Life Inside Rio’s Favelas (CNN Photo blog) In anticipation of the World Cup soccer tournament, which Brazil hosts in June, military police have stormed dozens of slums in Rio de Janeiro to push out drug gangs and “pacify” the neighborhoods. Tomada recently spent time with the police and those who live in these favelas

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