2021: The year’s most memorable photos

Selections from AFP’s photos of the year

AFP photos of the year
(Photos: AFP)
Here you will find a selection of some of AFP’s photos of the year for 2021.

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Children play in the Umm Jurn camp for the displaced, near the village of Kafr Uruq, in Syria's northern rebel-held Idlib province, on January 17, 2021.(Photo: AFP)

A demonstrator representing a patient without oxygen participates in a protest against Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro and his management of the COVID-19 crisis, in Brasilia, on January 31, 2021.(Photo: AFP)

Sunday hikers look at the lava flowing from the erupting Fagradalsfjall volcano some 40km west of the Icelandic capital Reykjavik, on March 21, 2021. (Photo: AFP)

Medical personnel of Hospital del Mar take COVID-19 patient, Marta Pascual, 72, back to the hospital after getting some fresh air by the sea, at the Barceloneta beach esplanade in Barcelona on March 4, 2021.(Photo: AFP)

Palestinians sit in a tent that has been set up at the ruins of a building destroyed in recent Israeli air strikes, in Beit Lahia in the northern Gaza Strip, on May 25, 2021.(Photo: AFP)

Supporters of US president Donald Trump, including member of the QAnon conspiracy group Jake Angeli, aka Yellowstone Wolf (center), enter the US Capitol on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC.(Photo: AFP)

Yemeni 10-year-old girl Ahmadia Abdo, who weighs 10kg due to acute malnutrition, sits on her bed at a camp for the internally displaced in the northern Hajjah Governorate, on January 23, 2021.(Photo: AFP)

A demonstrator falls as they are hit by water cannon during clashes with riot police amid ongoing protests against the government of Colombian President Ivan Duque in Bogota on June 12, 2021.(Photo: AFP)

Captive Ethiopian female soldiers arrive at the Mekele Rehabilitation Center in Mekele, the capital of Tigray region, Ethiopia, on July 2, 2021.(Photo: AFP)

Smoke billows as an air bomb is dropped on the Jala Tower during an Israeli airstrike in Gaza city controlled by the Palestinian Hamas movement, on May 15, 2021.(Photo: AFP)

Afghan people climb atop a plane as they wait at the Kabul airport in Kabul on August 16, 2021, after a stunningly swift end to Afghanistan's 20-year war, as thousands of people mobbed the city's airport trying to flee the group's feared hardline brand of Islamist rule.(Photo: AFP)

A local resident gestures as he holds an empty water hose during an attempt to extinguish forest fires approaching the village of Pefki on Evia (Euboea) island, Greece's second largest island, on August 8, 2021.(Photo: AFP)

Iraqi Shiites take part in a mourning ritual in which a cleric retells the story of the seventh-century slaying of Prophet Mohammed's grandson Imam Hussein, during the month of Muharram leading up to the mourning day of Ashura, in the southern city of Basra, on August 14, 2021.(Photo: AFP)

Afghan migrants rest while waiting for transport by smugglers after crossing the Iran-Turkish border on August 15, 2021 in Tatvan, on the western shores of Lake Van, eastern Turkey.(Photo: AFP)

Former presidential candidate, Senator Bernie Sanders (D-Vermont) sits in the bleachers on Capitol Hill before Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th US President on January 20, 2021, at the US Capitol in Washington, DC.(Photo: AFP)

Police officers take cover as they clash with protesters after an officer shot and killed a black man in Brooklyn Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota on April 11,2021. Protests broke out April 11, 2021 night after US police fatally shot a young Black man in a suburb of Minneapolis.(Photo: AFP)

A child wades through a flooded area using a makeshift raft at Maulovir Para, Cox's Bazar on July 30, 2021 after monsoon floods and landslides have cut off more than 300,000 people in villages across southeast Bangladesh and killed at least 20 people including six Rohingya refugees.(Photo: AFP)

Fighters from Shiite Hezbollah and Amal movements take aim during clashes in the area of Tayouneh, in the southern suburb of the capital Beirut, on October 14, 2021.(Photo: AFP)

Chilean border police stand next to a Colombian migrant who fainted after being detained while crossing illegally from Peru alongside her mate and one other person, in Arica, Chile, on September 28, 2021.(Photo: AFP)

A man is arrested during a demonstration against the government of Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel in Havana, on July 11, 2021. Thousands of Cubans took part in rare protests Sunday against the communist government, marching through a town chanting "Down with the dictatorship" and "We want liberty." (Photo: AFP)

Aerial view show a deforested area of Amazonia rainforest in Labrea, Amazonas state, Brazil, on September 15, 2021. (Photo: AFP)

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