Picture News May 21, 2019

Ankara, Turkey, May 21 – Bee farming in Turkey. The world marked Bee Day on Monday amid the increasing human threat to global bee populations, which are important to food security and the elimination of hunger. Upon Slovenia’s proposal, the UN designated May 20 as World Bee Day in 2017 in a bid to raise awareness to threats to bee colonies and other pollinators caused by the increased use of pesticides, colony collapse disorder and climate change. Photo courtesy of Anadolu
Tokyo, Japan, May 21- Shahnaz Daphne, a 25-year-old Indonesian woman who joined the company last year, played a central role in the company developing its hijab product line. Colorful kimono-inspired, patterned hijabs are the latest hit with tourists in Kyoto, as fashion-conscious Muslim women look to fully embrace local culture Yumeyakata, a kimono rental shop in Kyoto, began making available “wagara” hijabs with traditional Japanese designs in February in response to the increasing number of Muslim tourists looking to complement their rented kimono with a matching head covering. Photo courtesy of Kyodo
Phnom Penh, Cambodia, May 21 – A scene from the notorious ‘Killing Fields’ is re-enacted during a ceremony at the Choeung Ek Genocidal Center on the outskirts of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, May 20, 2019. Dressed in black uniforms, Cambodian actors on Monday re-enacted the atrocities of the hardline-Communist Khmer Rouge on the country’s National Day of Remembrance. Around 8,895 bodies were exhumed from mass graves at the Killing Fields, but more graves in the area remain untouched. Around 2 million people died due to starvation, torture, execution and forced labor during the reign of the regime, which came into existence during the Vietnam War and sought to create an agrarian Communist utopia. Photo courtesy of akp.gov.kh