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22 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of This Week

Here are the most moving, sorrowful, and beautiful pictures from the past week.

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A woman holds her baby brother in the hallway outside their apartment in the Mangueira favela community in Rio de Janeiro. Much of the community sits about a kilometer away from MaracanĂ£ Stadium, the site of the opening and closing ceremonies for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Around 1.4 million residents, or approximately 22% of Rio's population, reside in favelas, which often lack proper sanitation, health care, education, and security due to gang and police violence. Hundreds of residents who live in the surrounding structures must collect water from hoses, as there is no running water in the buildings.

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Muslims attend a mass prayer for Imam Maulama Akonjee and his assistant, Thara Uddin, who died in a fatal shooting outside of the Al-Furqan Jame Masjid in the Queens, New York. Hundreds gathered near the mosque to demand justice for the murders.

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A Palestinian teen participates in a traditional performance during the closing ceremony of UNRWA's (United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East) summer camp, organized for the kids and teens living under the Israeli blockade in Khan Yunis, Gaza.

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Festivalgoers enjoy a color party at the 24th Sziget Festival in Budapest. The festival is one of the biggest cultural events of Europe, offering art exhibitions, theatrical and circus performances, and music concerts over eight days.

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