Photojournalism of the Week: June 15, 2012

Free Syrian Army fighters take a break to go for a swim in a pool located on the outskirts of Aleppo, Syria. Warning: the following photo contains graphic imagery.AP Photo
Fellow workers, a firefighter and doctors work together to cut steel bars which were pierced through a worker's body during an operation at a hospital in Hangzhou
Doctors and firefighters work together to cut steel bars from a worker's body during an operation at a hospital in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province of China. A total of seven bars pierced the worker during his duty at a bridge construction site.China Daily China Daily Information Corp - CDIC / Reuters
A man carries fishes from the shores of the Indian ocean in Mogadishu
A man carries fresh fish from the shores of the Indian Ocean, to his home in Mogadishu, Somalia. Ismail Taxta has been shooting for Reuters since 2006. He is currently based out of Mogadishu, Somalia.Ismail Taxta/Reuters
Wayang Orang dancers sit backstage as they wait for their performance during a show at the Bharata Theatre in Jakarta
Traditional Wayang Orang dancers sit backstage as they wait for their performance during a show at the Bharata Theatre in Jakarta, Indonesia. Beawiharta Beawiharta is a Reuters staffer based in Indonesia. Check out more of his work over on the Reuters blog.Beawiharta Beawiharta/Reuters
The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy, in the midst of their ICESCAPE mission, retrieves supplies dropped by parachute in the Arctic Ocean
The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy, in the midst of their ICESCAPE mission, retrieves supplies dropped by parachute from a C-130 into the Arctic Ocean. Researchers there are studying the thinning sea ice in hopes of better understanding global climate change.NASA/Reuters
Afghan boys look at a U.S. Army soldier of 5-20 Infantry Regiment attached to the 82nd Airborne Division, in Zharay district of Kandahar province
Afghan boys look at a U.S. Army soldier in Zharay district of Kandahar province in Afghanistan. Shamil Zhumatov is a Reuters staffer currently covering the ongoing conflict and US troop withdrawal in Afghanistan.Shamil Zhumatov/Reuters
Polish citizens gather on a rainy day in Warsaw to honor late President Lech Kaczynski and dozens of other officials who lost their lives two years ago in a plane crash near Smolensk, Russia. Sergey Ponomarev is an Associated Press staffer based in Moscow. His most recent work documents the fall of Tripoli. Check out those images and more of his work on his personal site, and keep up to date with assignments by following him on Twitter (you will need to translate).Sergey Ponomarev/AP Photo
WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines punches at Timothy Bradley Jr. of the U.S. during their title fight in Las Vegas
WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines punches at Timothy Bradley Jr. of the U.S. during their title fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Photographer Steve Marcus is Reuters's most experienced boxing photographer, having shot more title bouts than nearly anyone else at the company. Read a little bit more about his boxing images over on the Reuters blog.Steve Marcus/Reuters
Egyptian protesters point at soldiers in front of the Supreme Constitutional Court yesterday after the court announced the dissolution of the previously elected parliament and ruled that Hosni Mubarak's former prime minister can stay in the presidential race. Amr Nabil is an Associated Press staff photographer based in Alexandria, Egypt.AP Photo/Amr Nabil
Rohingya Muslims, trying to cross the Na
Rohingya Muslims, trying to cross the Naf River into Bangladesh to escape sectarian violence in Myanmar, look on from an intercepted boat. Despite growing calls for the border to be opened, Bangladeshi guards have turned back 16 boats carrying more than 660 Rohingya people, most of them women and children, since June 11. Munir Uz Zaman is a freelancer based in Bangladesh. Check out more of his work in our previous Photojournalism of the Week Gallery.Munir Uz Zaman/AFP/Getty Images
Spanish coal miners demonstrate with the
Spanish coal miners turn their helmet lamps on in the streets of Leon, Spain, as part of a nation-wide protest against subsidy reductions. Cesar Manso is an AFP stringer and commercial shooter based in Spain. Check out more of his work over on his Website.Cesar Manso/AFP/Getty Images

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