Photojournalism of the Month: June 2014

4 year old Sara, from Romania, hugs her teddy bear as she waits for the police arrival, during her family's eviction in Madrid, Spain on Tuesday, June 17, 2014. Sara's mother Gabriela Ovid, and father Jorge Ovid, and their four children, occupied a Barclays bank property over a year ago, as they could not afford to pay the rent, with a low income received from collecting metal and a state benefits of 426 euros ($576). They live in precarious conditions, without running water or sewer service and share the property with another family. Members of the Victims' Mortgage Platform (PAH) tried to stop the eviction as the family have no other housing alternative. Andres Kudacki is based in Spain. More of his work can be seen here. AP Photo/Andres Kudacki
A man gestures to attract alms from devotees at the Kamakhya Hindu temple during the Ambubasi festival in Gauhati, India, Wednesday, June 25, 2014. The annual festival where hundreds of holy men from an esoteric form of Hinduism, gather to perform rituals ended June 26, 2014. Anupam Nath is based in India and has worked with Associated Press since 2000.AP Photo/Anupam Nath

Frank Schaefer

United Methodist pastor Frank Schaefer, right, hugs the Rev. David Wesley Brown after a news conference Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at First United Methodist Church of Germantown in Philadelphia. Schaefer, who presided over his son's same-sex wedding ceremony and vowed to perform other gay marriages if asked, can return to the pulpit after a United Methodist Church appeals panel on Tuesday overturned a decision to defrock him. Matt Rourke is an Associated Press Staff Photographer based in Philadelphia. More of his work can be seen here. AP Photo/Matt Rourke
A monkey cools off in a water tub in the premises of a Hindu temple on a hot summer afternoon in Jammu, India, Wednesday, June 11, 2014. Severe heat conditions were prevailing across northern India with temperatures soaring past 45 degrees Celsius (113 Fahrenheit) at several places.AP Photo/Channi Anand
A boy jumps as people cool themselves off in a canal in Lahore, Pakistan, where temperature reached 46 degrees Celsius (114.8 Fahrenheit) on Sunday, June 8, 2014. Many cities in Pakistan were facing heat wave conditions with temperatures reaching 50 degrees Celsius (122 Fahrenheit) in some places.AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary
A Brazilian fan, left, consoles a Chilean fan after Brazil defeated Chile on a World Cup round of 16 soccer match in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Saturday, June 28, 2014.AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano
Bangladeshi policemen detain a man following clashes between local Bengali youths and Biharis at the Geneva camp in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Saturday, June 14, 2014. Police say arson attacks and clashes between slum dwellers and Urdu-speaking stateless people have left several people dead in Bangladesh's capital. A.M. Ahad is based in Bangledesh.AP Photo/A.M. Ahad

Dan Girardi

New York Rangers defenseman Dan Girardi (5) trips over goalie Henrik Lundqvist as he reaches to clear the puck from the goal line as Los Angeles Kings right wing Marian Gaborik tries to score in the third period during Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Monday, June 9, 2014, in New York. The Kings won 3-0. Bruce Bennett has been photographing hockey since 1974. More of his work can be seen here. AP Photo/Bruce Bennett, Pool
People light candles and offer prayers at a grave of their relative in a local graveyard of Karachi, Pakistan on the occasion of Shab-e-Barat, Friday, June 13, 2014. Muslims across the country observe the holy Shab-e-Barat, the night of fortune, gathering at mosques offer nightlong special prayers besides visiting graves of their near and dear ones, as they seek Allah's blessings for the departed souls.AP Photo/Shakil Adil
Tens of thousands of people attend a candlelight vigil at Victoria Park in Hong Kong Wednesday June 4, 2014, to mark the 25th anniversary of the June 4th Chinese military crackdown on the pro-democracy movement in Beijing.AP Photo/Kin Cheung

Maimuna Abdullahi

In this Monday, June 2, 2014 photo, Maimuna Abdullahi, left, writes down information from the blackboard as she and others attend school in Kaduna, Nigeria. Maimuna wore the scars of an abused woman anywhere: A swollen face, a starved body, and, barely a year after her wedding, a divorce. But for Maimuna, it all happened by the time she was 13. Maimuna is one of thousands of divorced girls in Nigeria who were married as children and then got thrown out by their husbands or simply fled. Sunday Alamba is based in Lagos, Nigeria. More of his work can be seen here. AP Photo/Sunday Alamba
An Indian Muslim prays before breaking fast on the first day of holy month Ramadan at the Jama Mosque in New Delhi, India, Monday, June 30, 2014. During the month the world's estimated 1.6 billion Muslims will abstain from food, drink and other pleasures from sunrise to sunset. Manish Swarup has been with Associated Press since 2001. More of his work can be seen here. AP Photo /Manish Swarup

Our Photojournalism of the Month gallery highlights moments of exceptional documentary photography, curated from the daily output of wire photographers from around the world. Want more photojournalism? Check out our round-ups from February, March, April and May as well as The Best Photojournalism of 2013.