The Year in Pictures: 2016

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The year 2016 witnessed some of the historic scenes in the history of mankind. Even though the year has not ended, we have wrapped up a tumultuous year with its most iconic images, including a dramatic election, a global migrant crisis and Olympic celebrations.

Please click on the arrow keys to see the year as clearly depicted in these 19 images…

 

Protester Ieshia Evans is detained by law enforcement on July 9 near the headquarters of the Baton Rouge Police Department during protests over the fatal police shooting of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Sterling’s death, followed by the fatal shooting of another black man, Philando Castile, 32, near St. Paul, Minnesota, revived a wave of protests in recent years over police treatment of minorities that has given rise to the Black Lives Matter movement.

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