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The Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.

In this short documentary film, we revisit the events leading to and following the death of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. fifty years after his assassination. This short documentary weaves AP's archival photography and video around testimony by AP reporter Kathryn Johnson. Video footage by AP Archive | Editing by Emily Leshner and Chuck Zoeller

 
 
 

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Rohingya women recount rape by Myanmar armed forces

 

AP reporters traveled to Rohingya camps in Bangladesh to investigate the use of rape by Myanmar’s armed forces against Rohingya women and girls. Narrated by Kristen Gelineau; Photos by Wong Maye-E; Video footage by Dar Yasin, Rishabh Jain, Bernat Armangue, Esther Htusan, Wong-Maye-E, Farzana Hossen, and APTV; Edited by Nat Castañeda

Full story: apimagesblog.com/rohingya-fleeing-rape 

 
 

Mosul: Portrait of a city in ruins

Iraq’s U.S.-backed forces wrested Mosul from the Islamic State group at the cost of enormous destruction, seen here in this footage taken by AP photographer Felipe Dana. The nearly 9-month fight culminated with a crescendo of devastation — the blasting of the historic Old City to root out the deeply dug-in militants.

Video footage by Felipe Dana | Editing by Emily Leshner

 
 

Hard life, smiles, in abandoned Rio building

 

Residents bathe in garbage containers filled with water and pass the time playing cards, smoking and watching television thanks to electricity illegally tapped from power lines. The former federal building, just a short walk from iconic Maracana Stadium, has been occupied for several years. But an influx of recent arrivals underscores the fallout from Brazil’s worst economic crisis in decades.

Footage by Felipe Dana | Editing by Renata Brito

 



 
 
 

Peru’s abundant ruins feel the squeeze of urbanization

 

Historic sites from Peru’s Inca past are being crowded out and sometimes destroyed as new roads, schools and residential neighborhoods are built to meet the population’s growing demands.

Footage and Photography by Rodrigo Abd | Editing Nat Castañeda