PJL: August 2014 (Part 1)

Marco Longari—AFP/Getty Images

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

Features and Essays

Marco Longari—AFP/Getty Images

Marco Longari: Gaza (Il Post) Wide selection of Longari’s work from the current conflict

Ayman Oghanna: What Does It Mean to Be Iraqi Anymore? (National Geographic News) Amid ever-bloodier rifts, Iraqis blame the U.S. for a political system based on sectarian and ethnic identity

Yusuf Sayman: Inside Kobani, Syria (Daily Beast) Kobani, the front line of the battle between ISIS and Kurds

Lynsey Addario for The New York Times
Lynsey Addario for The New York Times

Lynsey Addario: In Greece, a Bleak Purgatory for Migrants (New York Times) In Greece, migrants are desperate to flee again

Kieran Dodds: Caledonia Calling (Panos Pictures) Young voters in Scotland speak up on the upcoming referendum on Scottish independence

Glenna Gordon: For Hostages of Al Qaeda, Objects from Their Captivity Still Carry Meaning (New York Times)