Photojournalism Links Daily Digest: Sept. 18, 2014

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Today’s daily Photojournalism Links collection highlights Fatemeh Behboudi’s black-and-white series of the Iranian mothers of soldiers who went missing during the country’s war with Iraq in the 1980s. Behboudi’s poignant photographs capture women who refuse to let go and continue to dream for their missing sons’ return. The series won a deserved first-place award in the Pictures of the Year International competition this year.

Fatemeh Behboudi: In Iran, Mothers Dream of Missing Sons (New York Times Lens blog)

Rob Stothard at the Scottish Border (The New Yorker‘s Photo Booth) Scotland is holding a referendum on its independence today and London-based photographer Stothard documents life on the Scotland-England border.

Meridith Kohut: Venezuela’s Shortages of Almost Everything (Bloomberg Businessweek) Monochrome pictures show an unwanted reality of the Bolivarian dream.

Pete Muller’s Photos From the Front Lines of the Ebola Outbreak (Wired Raw File blog) Muller’s compelling photographs on the Ebola epidemic, originally photographed for the Washington Post, are worth seeing again. Read also this zPhotoJournal interview.

Viviane Dalles: Circus Tent Boxers in Australia’s Outback (The New York Times Lens blog) Fascinating series on traveling boxers Down Under by a photographer who recently received the Canon Female Photojournalist award.

Anastasia Taylor-Lind’s Gorgeous Portraits of Ukraine’s Brave Revolutionaries (Wired Raw File blog) Pictures from the photographer’s beautiful book, Maidan – Portraits from the Black Square, along with an interview by Pete Brook.

Stephen Wilkes (zPhotoJournal) Jim Colton provides a thorough interview with the New York-based photographer, most recently known for his stunning Day-to-Night series.

Photojournalism Links is a compilation of the most interesting photojournalism found on the web, curated by Mikko Takkunen, Associate Photo Editor at TIME. Follow him on Twitter @photojournalism.

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