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Sep 14, 2017
by Magnum Photographers
Magnum Photos have documented the plight of the Rohingya for over 25 years from the military government to today's democracy with alarming similarities of persecution between the two.

Fleeing an eruption of violence that began on August 25, more than 90,000 Rohingya have escaped across the border of Myanmar to neighboring Bangladesh. Myanmar officials say that the conflict began when a group from... More...
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Sep 8, 2017
by Magnum Photographers
Pierre Bergé, the businessman and longtime companion of Yves Saint Laurent, passed away on September 8, 2017. He is best known as both the business and romantic partner of YSL. He met the couturier in 1958 when he was working for Dior, and together the two launched the Yves Saint Laurent Couture House in 1961. A formidable duo, they made the fashion house an immediate success, with YSL reimagining... More...
Featured Essays
Sep 8, 2017
by Jonas Bendiksen
“Surely I am coming back soon.”

The New Testament’s penultimate verse prophesying Jesus Christ’s imminent return remains one of history’s defining sentences. Christians have waited two thousand years for the second coming of Jesus Christ, when he will bring about the End Times, judge mankind and correct our hopelessly flawed existence. If he came, what would Jesus say about our contemporary world,... More...
Featured Essays
Sep 8, 2017
by Jerome Sessini
On July 7th, 2016 five police officers were ambushed and killed in Dallas during a Black Lives Matters rally that was organized in protest to recent killings by police in other states. The shooting ranks among the largest number of police killed in a single incident in U.S. history.

In October 2016, Magnum photographer Jerome Sessini was granted access to photograph the incoming class of newest recruits... More...
Featured Essays
Sep 8, 2017
by Chien-Chi Chang
(From July, 2016)
When Aung San Suu Kyi took office just over 100 days ago it was supposed herald a new era in the history of a troubled land. For half a century she embodied the hopes of what Myanmar might become—democratic, prosperous, and a bastion of human rights. Under house arrest for most of the last twenty years, she quietly and gracefully defied the military junta that held her captive. To... More...
Featured Essays
Sep 8, 2017
by Matt Stuart
Notting Hill Carnival has taken place over the August bank holiday weekend, annually since 1966 and is now Europe’s largest street festival. Up to 2 million people descend on the borough of Kensington & Chelsea every year for the free celebration of London’s Caribbean communities, with 37 sound systems providing a soundtrack to the last weekend of summer.

Matt Stuart photographed the Notting Hill... More...
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Aug 31, 2017
by Magnum Photographers
On Monday, August 21st, President Trump announced a new strategy for US military involvement in Afghanistan.
The US has had a military presence in Afghanistan ever since covert Special Forces landed there two weeks after the September 11th attacks. The 16-year conflict has resulted in at least 88,000 deaths, 2,271 of which were members of the US military.
Magnum photographers have been documenting... More...
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