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Martyr's Mother
Cairo, Egypt
By Beirut Editor's Picks
10 Jan 2012

Cairo, January 10, 2012
Outside Mubarak's trial, the mother of a martyr stands with photos of her son, Hassan Mahmoud Ahmed.

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Martyr's Mother: They Are Acting, The...
Cairo, Egypt
By Beirut Editor's Picks
10 Jan 2012

January 10, 2012 - Cairo

The mother of 26-year-old Hamdy Abd-Ela'aty Abd-Elmagied, who was shot on January 25, 2011, in Alexandria, protests Mubarak's trial for being a facade. This is her third time attending the trial.
She said, "I feel every thing is dark in front of me, I can't see anything because there is no justice. When Mubarak and his men are tried for what they did I will see the light, and I can say my son went to his God and it's OK."
She added, "There is no trial, they are acting."

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Standing With His Photo
Cairo, Egypt
By Beirut Editor's Picks
10 Jan 2012

Cairo, January 10, 2012
Mubarak's trial, outside the court.
A martyr's mother, carrying his photo and explaining how he was shot in Alexandria 0n January 25, 2011.

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Egyptian Revolution Archive Photos
Suez, Egypt
By mostafaa.sheshtawy
28 Dec 2011

Photos taken in the streets of Cairo during the January 25th revolution.

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Homeless persons in Athens (2 of 14)
Athens, Greece
By giorgos33
17 Dec 2011

A woman with her young child begs for help for both of them

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Liberia after the war
Monrovia Liberia
By Piero Pomponi World Focus
27 Jan 2011

” Monrovia-Liberia-West Africa, January 27, 2011 After two wars over two decades in Liberia, the country is still trying to find a new pathway towards the wellbeing of its people. A small 141 bed hospital, known in West Africa for its pediatric surgery department and as “THE HEROES WITHOUT BORDERS HOSPITAL”, has become the main reference platform for the people suffering in Liberia including foreign refugees from Ivory Coast and Sierra Leone; the St. Joseph Catholic Hospital in Monrovia, established in 1963 by the Hospitaller Order of the Brothers of St. John of God. In synchronicity, and for almost a decade ”POR AFRICA”, a small Spanish NGO fully dedicated to the children’s’ welfare, is working in collaboration trying to provide the finest in healthcare. The very small team of Spanish doctors is known by the affectionate moniker of “HEROES WITHOUT BORDERS”. In the picture, a spanish doctor, a little baby, seriously affected by the Dracunculus Medinensis, also known as Guinea worm disease,that is caused by the large female nematode, Dracunculus Medinensis, which is among the longest nematodes infecting humans. The adult female is primarily larger than the adult male. Mature female worms migrate along subcutaneous tissues to reach the skin below the knee, forming a painful ulcerating blister. They can also emerge from other parts of the body, such as the head, torso, upper extremities, buttocks, and genitalia. A person gets infected, by drinking water from stagnant sources (e.g., ponds) contaminated with copepods containing immature forms of the parasite (juveniles), which have been previously released from the skin of a definitive host. The infection can also be acquired by eating a fish paratenic host, but this is rare. The parasite is known to be found mostly in some west-african countries .