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Charkint Governor Salima Mazari, one of Afghanistan’s highest ranking female politicians ever, points a gun as she visits forces in Charkint district, Balkh province on June 29, 2021. She devoted much of her last years in office to repelling Taliban encroachments.
A Pulitzer Prize-winning Afghan photographer shares the last batch of images he took in his homeland — before he fled to save his life.
Chinatown Pretty documents innovative styles by elderly Chinese Americans
A project dedicated to celebrating the resilience — and style — of the elderly in North America’s Chinatowns has recently taken on a whole new meaning.
A protester flashes a five-finger gesture during a demonstration in Hong Kong.
A dramatic year of change as seen through the lens of a photojournalist.
Flames engulf a New York Police Department (NYPD) vehicle in Flatbush, Brooklyn, on May 30, 2020.
An Asian American photographer documents New York City’s tumultuous year.
A group of coal miners
A miner-turned-photographer reflects on life in China’s coal country.
An open field
A worsening climate is destroying how people farm, fish, and forage across Asia. No longer able to scratch a living from the land, the continent’s poorest are increasingly seeking work abroad — and finding themselves ever more vulnerable to the dangers that follow.