Our world in pictures: Week 40 of 2021
Maria Ressa, CEO of news site Rappler, faces reporters after appearing in court on a second charge of “cyber-defamation” against her on December 15, 2020 in Makati, Philippines. Maria Ressa, a veteran journalist and outspoken critic of President Rodrigo Duterte, faces a slew of libel, tax and securities charges, widely feared by the government’s actions to intimidate critics and stifle freedom of movement. the press in the country. Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov received the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize. (Photo by Ezra Acayan / Getty Images)
Here is an incomplete, yet surprising and moving image gallery of this week’s events around the world.
Many thanks to Kim McCarthy of Getty Images for her help in creating this image gallery. DM / ML