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Featured Essays
Dec 4, 2018
by Magnum Photographers
2018 has proven to be another busy year for Magnum Photographers, with dozens covering stories in all corners of the globe.
As the year comes to an end, we present this series of albums highlighting some of the images and feature stories produced during the past 12 months.

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Featured Essays
Dec 4, 2018
by Magnum Photographers
Around 75 000 demonstrators took to the street across France for a third straight weekend in the anti-Macron protests that initially started as anger about rising fuel taxes, in the so-called "Yellow vests" mouvement. On December 1st, serious clashes broke out around the Champs-Elysées avenue in Paris and at the symbolic Arc de Triomphe. At least 133 people have been injured, including 23 police officers... More...
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Dec 4, 2018
by Gueorgui Pinkhassov
Gueorgui Pinkhassov photographs one of Blackpool’s most famous defining traditions, transcending typical seaside kitsch to capture the town shimmering, glowing and twinkling beneath the enduring, iconic lights.

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Dec 4, 2018
by Bruce Gilden
On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Amnesty France has assigned Magnum photographer Bruce Gilden to portrait human rights defenders coming from all over the world to participate at the international summit held in Paris.

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Nov 27, 2018
by Jean Gaumy
For eight consecutive days, the "Gilets Jaunes" ( "yellow vests" ), so-called after the high-visibility jackets, blocked roads across France in protest at rising taxes on diesel and petrol, which the government says are to fund eco-friendly projects and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The majority of this pop-up movement are struggling families and workers, many of them from France's rural areas or... More...
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Nov 27, 2018
by Lorenzo Meloni
"What is at the heart of peace? A border. When two neighbouring people make peace, the first thing they do is to create a border between them.” - Uri Avnery

In the last fifty years the amount of borders that have been created is unprecedented.
After the fall of the Berlin Wall, over one thousand kilometres of walls and barriers were built in Europe alone. Additional walls, barriers and other sophisticated... More...
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Nov 27, 2018
by Cristina de Middel
Prostitution has traditionally been explained by the media with photography focusing only in one half of the business. If aliens came to earth and tried to understand what prostitution is about they would believe it is a business based on naked women staying in dirty rooms.
The series Gentleman´s club aims at giving visibility to that other 50%: the clients.
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