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See Inside Fukushima’s Lethal Reactor

Photographer Dominic Nahr documented an exclusive tour of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant and spent three years documenting life in Japan’s Fukushima prefecture, the northeastern region devastated by a nuclear melt down following an earthquake and a tsunami in March 2011. 

Nov. 28, 2012. Cairo, Egypt. A protester finds cover behind a destroyed vehicle at the scene of clashes with Egyptian police near Tahrir Square. (Photo: Moises Saman—Magnum for TIME)

Throughout 2012, TIME’s unparalleled photojournalists were there. At a time when so much hangs in the balance, bearing witness can be the most essential act — and that’s what we do. Here’s the best of our commissioned photojournalism from 2012. See more on LightBox.

Blind distance runner Henry Wanyoike has overcome his disability to become a Paralympic hero. 

Watch photographer Dominic Nahr’s multimedia feature on Wanyoike here.


An African Union soldier, inside the stadium, covers up strategical battle plans that were used to take Afgoye from Al-Shabaab.

TIME contract photographer Dominic Nahr traveled to Somalia to photograph Mogadishu’s return to life after 21 years of civil war. 

See more photos here.

A soldier of the northern regime’s army, the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF), lies dead, immersed in oil next to a leaking petroleum facility after heavy fighting with southern SPLA troops after they entered Heglig in mid April.

Photojournalist Dominic Nahr recounts the difficulties of covering a war with quickly shifting front lines—and a complex map of rebellions and enmities. See more here.

Jan. 26, 2012. A Congolese man climbs a palm tree to use parts of the tree for housing.

TIME reports from the Central African village where the U.S. Military has set up camp to help track down the LRA’s Joseph Kony. See more here.

Dakar, Senegal, Feb. 12, 2012. Hundreds of Senegalese watch and support the “Y’en ai marre” movement during a rally in Obelisk Square in central Dakar. The event is a rap concert in addition to a forum where residents can voice their concerns about living conditions in Senegal.

TIME contract photographer Dominic Nahr documents the opposition movement in Senegal, which is hoping to unite the spark of reform and political consciousness not just in the country, but across Africa, to finally bring to a close the unhappy era of the continent’s Big Men. See more here.

Two boys take positions behind a wall during street clashes on Mohamed Mahmoud street next to Tahrir Square.

After the miraculous 18-day revolt that ousted the authoritarian regime of President Hosni Mubarak, many proud Egyptians say the youth succeeded where decades of repressed and compromised opposition parties had not. But twelve months later, Tahrir Square is a ravaged and frustrated version of its former self. TIME contract photographer Dominic Nahr documents Egypt’s struggling youth movement. See more here.

Yuri Kozyrev—NOOR for TIME

TIME’s Best Photojournalism of 2011. Sometimes words just aren’t enough. Our photojournalism this year offers the chance to not only see, but also feel the story. See more here.

2011 has been a year of iconoclasm: powerful orthodoxies were challenged, notorious villains slain and dictators came crashing down. Along the way, people took pictures. Here, the photographers behind TIME’s top 10 photos of the year share the back story behind their now iconic images. See more here

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