dispatches

Heart-Hanging-Heart

By Digital Journalist Sunday, August 9th, 2009

© Lisa Wiltse
Young camper, Josh, enjoys the afternoon with his counselor at the ropes course, one of the many activities offered at Double H.

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Ethnic Unrest in China’s Wild West

By Digital Journalist Sunday, August 9th, 2009

© Adam Dean
A Han Chinese mob chases down a Uighur man in Urumqi, China, on July 8, 2009. They caught up with him and beat him until the police intervened, firing shots into the air.

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Victim/Survivor

By Digital Journalist Sunday, July 12th, 2009

(© Tim Matsui / www.timmatsui.com)
At the center of a circle of gambling women sits a mother who is pimping her daughter in the slums of Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

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Life in the Tent Village: Africans in Hal Far, Malta

By Digital Journalist Sunday, July 12th, 2009

© Marios Stavrou
Looking into one of the refugee detention camps at Hal Far on the southern coast of Malta. The tent village is one of the four camps in Hal Far. There are 45 tents and in each one approximately 15 to 20 people are housed.

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Roshan Norouzi

By Digital Journalist Sunday, July 12th, 2009

Iranian presidential candidate Mir Hossein Moussavi attends in a campaign rally in Tehran, May 30, 2009. Moussavi said that there should be a stop to discrimination of women in Iran, who have limited rights on issues such as divorce, child custody and inheritance. Women activists such as Rahnavard, Moussavi's wife, have several times blamed this discrimination and called for more rights. ( © Roshan Norouzi/ZUMA Press)

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Cholera in the Time of Mugabe

By Digital Journalist Sunday, May 10th, 2009

© Will Baxter/WpN
A 23-year-old Zimbabwean woman infected with cholera passes in and out of consciousness as she is admitted to the Beatrice Infectious Diseases Hospital and given rehydration fluids through an IV in Harare, Zimbabwe, Dec. 23, 2008.

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A Taste of Grit

By Digital Journalist Sunday, May 10th, 2009

© Lance Rosenfield
In better times: Jimmy "Stretch" Borunda, 30, a bull rider from El Paso, Texas, prepares for his event at the Del Rio Rodeo on July 7, 2007. He went on to win the bull riding competition. Amateur bull riders across Texas compete in small-town rodeos where their sport is often the highlight of the night. Bull riders risk life and limb for rewards of around $1,000 for the winner, and they often claim to have riding "in their blood." From the series: "Thirst for Grit – Rodeo Bull Riders."

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