Most of the photos in this page are not mine. They are photos that I liked or I found interesting. I don't have any right on these photos, I haven't asked for that. They are simply pages of a newspaper, magazine, internet site or book and I kept them in an album. Many thanks to various medias including: individual photographers, museums, journals, web magazines and agencies -in particular TIME, FT, AP, AFP, Reuters, GETTY Images.
August 23, 2015 - Severely mentally disabled men and women are shackled and locked away in Juba Central Prison for years on end. The new nation of South Sudan faces a tremendous challenge to build a modern country capable of caring for all of its citizens. Juba, Sudan. January 2011.
July 26, 2015 - An old residential building is seen surrounded by a newly-built ring viaduct, in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, China. The building was planned to be demolished, but several units in the building refused to move out as they couldn't reach a compensation agreement with the authority, local media reported.
July 24, 2015 - SAN SALVADOR, A member of the 911 response team secures the perimeter while the other members of the patrol conduct searches on suspected drug dealers in one of the capital's most dangerous suburbs. The 'halcones' respond first to crimes involving armed people, homicides and other serious crimes. The first 5 months of 2015 has witnessed a rapid increased in the number of police deaths at the hands of pandillas or gangs.
July 21, 2015 - Reporters are reflected in a window overlooking Tokyo at night as they work at the Toshiba headquarters after a news conference, July 21, 2015. Toshiba Corp's chief executive stepped down after an independent investigation found he had been aware the company had inflated its profits, in the country's biggest corporate scandal in years.
July 16, 2015 - Seven years ago, Thierry Bornier left his job in the finance industry and taught himself to take photographs. Travelling through southern China he stumbled across the Yuanyang rice terraces, a UNESCO world heritage site and home to the Hani people. Captivated by the unique landscape, which changes depending on the time of day and the weather, he has spent years crouching on the surrounding mountainside to capture its many colours.
July 15, 2015 - A young girls stands in the doorway of a house. A member of her family, 21 year old Fleuri Doumana, was killed two days earlier by a grenade launched by a member of Seleka. The rebel group that took power in March 2013 carries out numerous exactions such as murder, kidnapping, and torture.