Picture News June 5, 2019

Guwahati, India, June 5 – Greater Adjutant Storks seen on the top of a garbage-heap at Boragaon garbage dumping site, on World Environment Day, in Guwahati. Photo courtesy of PTI Photo
Hong Kong, June 5 – University students clean the “Pillar of Shame” statue, a memorial for those killed in the 1989 Tiananmen crackdown, at the University of Hong Kong. Thousands are expected to turn out for a candlelight vigil in Hong Kong. The territory has relatively greater freedoms than the mainland does under an agreement reached before the former British colony was returned to China in 1997, though activists are concerned about the erosion of those freedoms in recent years. Photo courtesy of Kin Cheung
Ankara, Turkey, June 5 – Turkey’s Muslims offer prayers during the first day of Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan at the Suleymaniye Mosque in Istanbul. Photo courtesy of PTI Photo