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Sep 21, 2017
by Magnum Photographers
Each year world leaders and representatives converge at the United Nation Headquarters for four months of intense sessions. From September to December the Assembly meets with goals of using open communication to resolve political and humanitarian concerns. The General Assembly has been the setting of many memorable speeches by world leaders.
UN Headquarters is situated on international territory on... More...
Featured Essays
Sep 21, 2017
by Magnum Photographers
Featuring new and iconic images, this follow-up to Prestel’s highly successful A Year in Photography: Magnum Archive includes some of the most striking photography ever collected in one volume. As readers flip the pages they will find themselves traveling from west to east across the globe. Each country is represented in three or four images captured by a single photographer. While renowned figures... More...
From the Archive
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...
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