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The week in photos: June 19-25, 2022


This week’s selection of news, sports, lifestyle, entertainment and human-interest photos from the Philippines and around the world

The LGBTQIA+ community around the world celebrates Pride Month with colorful street parades and costumes as they call for women’s rights and inclusion. The summer solstice begins with celebrations in countries of the northern hemisphere.

Meanwhile, the United States Supreme Court, in the Dobbs v Women’s Health Organization case, cancels the cue point Roe vs. Wade decision that recognized abortion as a constitutional right.

Check out these striking visuals from the past week curated by Rappler photo editor LeAnne Jazul

CHALK ART. Baguio City residents and visitors celebrate Father’s Day by creating colorful messages along Session Road on June 19. Mau Victa/Rappler
BREAKING BOUNDARIES. Palestinians sit in front of a mural on the Israeli fence in Bethlehem in the Israeli-occupied West Bank on June 20. Mussa Qawasma/Reuters
PEDIATRIC VACCINATION. A 4-year-old receives the COVID-19 vaccine at Skippack Pharmacy in Schwenksville, Pennsylvania on June 21. Hannah Beier/Reuters
COLOR OF SUMMER. People celebrate the summer solstice at a festival in the village of Okunevo, Russia, on June 21. Alexey Malgavko/Reuters
YOGA DAY. A man practices yoga on the International Day of Yoga in Kathmandu, Nepal on June 21. Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters
KISS VICTORY. Trumpet, a bloodhound, hugs his handler Heather Helmer after winning “Best in Show” at the 146th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at the Lyndhurst Estate in Tarrytown, New York on June 22. Mike Segar/Reuters
SURE. Anita Alvarez of the United States receives medical treatment during the women’s solo freestyle final of the FINA World Championships at the Alfred Hajos Swimming Complex in Budapest, Hungary on June 22. Lisa Leutner/Reuters
CYCLISTS WELCOME. Land art is seen along the route of the 3rd stage of the Tour de France in Jutland, Denmark, June 23. Mads Claus Rasmussen/Ritzau Scanpix/Reuters
RELIEF. A Taliban helicopter takes off after delivering aid to the site of an earthquake in Gayan, Afghanistan on June 23. Ali Khara/Reuters
DEAD END. A fire is seen as protesters use makeshift shields during an anti-government protest against President Guillermo Lasso’s government by largely indigenous protesters demanding an end to emergency measures, in Quito, Ecuador, 23 June. Adriano Machado/Reuters
SERVANT’S TALE. An abortion rights protester protests outside the U.S. Supreme Court after the court ruled in the abortion case Dobbs v. Women’s Health Organization, reversing the landmark abortion decision Roe v. Wade, in Washington DC on June 24. Evelyn Hockstein/Reuters
PROTESTANT ‘PANDA’. A protester dressed in a panda bear costume holds a sign reading ‘G7: Justice is different’ during a demonstration ahead of the G7 leaders’ summit in Munich, Germany, June 25. Lukas Barth/Reuters
MATERNAL LOVE. A dove incubates her eggs in a nest built on the head of a statue of the Virgin and Child in a chapel in Ribecourt-la-Tour, France, on June 25. Pascal Rossignol/Reuters
COLORS OF PRIDE. The facade of the Cultural Center of the Philippines in Pasay City is lit up in the colors of the LGBTQ+ flag on June 25 to celebrate Pride Month. Rapper