The Week in Photos: From a Controversial Election in Kenya to a Festival of Lights in Thailand

A round-up of images from Viewfinder, Pacific Standard's daily photo feature.
By Pacific Standard Staff ,

People hold torches and posters of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the founder of modern Turkey, during a march marking the 94th anniversary of Republic Day on October 29th, 2017, in Istanbul.

(Photo: Yasin Akgul/AFP/Getty Images)

Protesters gather around a burning barricade in the Mathare slums in Nairobi, Kenya, on October 30th, 2017, during demonstrations following the announcements of the presidential election results.

(Photo: Marco Longari/AFP/Getty Images)

Dressed as a ninja, Shaheer Sarwar from Pakistan takes the oath of United States citizenship during a Halloween-themed citizenship ceremony on October 31st, 2017, in Fairfax, Virginia. 

(Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Members of the Edenbridge Bonfire Society unveil an effigy of film producer Harvey Weinstein on November 1st, 2017, in Edenbridge, England. The Edenbridge Bonfire Society has created a large-scale effigy of a public figure for their annual bonfire for the last 17 years, with previous names including Lance Armstrong, Saddam Hussein, and President Donald Trump.

(Photo: Carl Court/Getty Images)

Rohingya Muslim refugees who were stranded after leaving Myanmar walk toward the Balukhali refugee camp in Bangladesh's Ukhia district on November 2nd, 2017. More than 600,000 Rohingya have arrived in Bangladesh since a military crackdown in Myanmar in August triggered an exodus.

(Photo: Getty Images)

A crowd releases lanterns into the air to celebrate the Yee Peng festival, also known as the Festival of Lights, in the city of Chiang Mai in Northern Thailand on November 3rd, 2017.

(Photo: Reuben Easey/AFP/Getty Images)

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