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Relatives and residents carry the coffin of Sabika Sheikh. Photo by Imran Ali/AFP/Getty Images.

The Texas city of Santa Fe was stunned by a school shooting on May 18 that took 10 lives and injured over a dozen people. One of the fatalities was 17-year-old Sabika Sheikh, an exchange student who was part of a U.S. government-funded educational program.

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Pakistan Passes Widespread Reforms To Grant Transgender Rights

“We hope now with this bill, our society will open doors for us. We could get better opportunities to explore our lives. We are politicians, we are engineers. We can be everything anyone else can be.”

Transgender rights activists gather in front of a governmental building in Pakistan. Photo by Mehlab Jameel, used with permission.

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Remembering Shah Marai, The Photographer Who Shed Light On Afghanistan

His covert camera techniques defied the Taliban’s ban on photography.

Agence France-Presse (AFP) photographer Shah Marai looks on at his home in Kabul. Photo by Wakil Kohsar/AFP/Getty Images.

Shah Marai, Agence France-Presse’s (AFP) chief photographer in Kabul, Afghanistan, was among the nine journalists and more than 20 others killed in a bombing in the city on April 30. He was 41.

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