Thursday September 7, Our World in Pictures
PORTUGAL — Full Moon Fills Sky: The full moon rises behind Lisbon’s Saint George’s castle hill as night falls on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Citizens Support DACA and TPS: A person holds up a sign in support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, known as DACA, and Temporary Protected Status programs during a rally in support of DACA and TPS outside of the White House on Tuesday. President Donald Trump’s administration will “wind down” a program protecting hundreds of thousands of young immigrants who were brought into the country illegally as children, Attorney General Jeff Sessions declared Tuesday, calling the Obama administration’s program “an unconstitutional exercise of authority.”
POLAND — Players Compete in Volleyball Championship: Belgium’s Sam Deroo attempts to spike the ball during the 2017 Volleyball European Championship third-place match between Belgium and Serbia in Krakow on Sunday.
COLOMBIA — Welcoming the Pope: Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos greets Pope Francis during the pontiff’s welcoming ceremony at El Dorado International Airport in Bogota on Wednesday. Pope Francis arrived in Colombia for a five-day visit.
COLOMBIA – The Pope Welcomed: Pope Francis is recorded with a tablet as he greets journalists on board the flight to Bogota, Colombia, Wednesday. Pope Francis is traveling to Colombia on a five-day apostolic trip during which he will visit the cities of Bogota, Villavicencio, Medellin and Cartagena.
MALAYSIA – Paper Statue in Flames: Malaysian Chinese people burn a giant paper statue of the Chinese deity “Da Shi Ye” or “Guardian God of Ghosts” during the Chinese Hungry Ghost Festival in Kuala lumpur, Malaysia, Thursday. The Hungry Ghost Festival is celebrated during the seventh month of the Chinese lunar calendar, when prayers are offered to the dead and offerings of food and paper-made models of items such as televisions, refrigerators and sport cars are burnt to appease the wandering spirits. It is believed that the gates of hell are opened during the month and the dead ancestors return to visit their relatives.
INDONESIA – Protesters Through Razor Wire: Muslim protesters are seen through razor wire barricades during a rally against the persecution of Rohingya Muslims outside the Myanmar’s Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia, Wednesday. Several thousand people marched in Indonesia’s capital on Wednesday, calling on the government of the world’s most populous Muslim nation to put more pressure on Myanmar to halt the persecution of its Rohingya Muslim minority.
MICHIGAN – Over the Fence: Detroit Tigers center fielder JaCoby Jones (40) watches a Kansas City Royals’ Salvador Perez solo home run over the fence in the second inning of a baseball game in Detroit, Wednesday.
MEDITERRANEAN SEA – Migrant Rescue: Members of the Spanish NGO ProActiva Open Arms rescue Peace, a refugee woman from Ghana, from a rubber dinghy on the Mediterranean Sea, Wednesday. ProActiva Open Arms rescued more than 200 migrants Wednesday morning from foundering rubber dinghies about 25 miles north of the Libyan coastal town of al-Khums. Peace gave birth to a girl onboard the Spanish NGO vessel immediately after being rescued.
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