Week in Pictures 16 December 2017

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation News in Pictures
  • A statue of the baby Jesus on a bed of bullet shells is seen in a Nativity scene outside the Basilica of St Francis in Assisi, Italy, December 21, 2017. The 445 shells represent the number of priests, nuns, monks and religious teachers killed for their faith since 2000. Picture taken December 21, 2017. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

  • Used plastic candle containers are piled up in a yard before they are decomposed at Plastkom's factory in Jesenice, Slovenia, November 6, 2017. REUTERS/Srdjan Zivulovic

  • Rohingya refugee children play outside the Shamlapur refugee camp near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh December 20, 2017. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

  • Somali refugees study the Quran at a school in the Dadaab refugee camp, Kenya December 19, 2017. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

  • Migrants wait to disembark from the MV Aquarius, a search and rescue ship run in partnership between SOS Mediterranee and Medecins Sans Frontieres, after it arrived in Pozzallo on the island of Sicily, Italy, December 18, 2017. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi