King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s funeral

by Nabila Idris

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PHOTO: King Bhumibol Adulyadej's funeral. © Nabila Idris, October 2017

Revered as a demigod in Thailand, King Bhumibol Adulyadej's $90m funeral in 2017 attracted 300,000 mourners, including this volunteer and a blind man who braved pouring rain to pay their respects. The funeral took place after a year-long period of mourning.

This image by Nabila Idris, a PhD candidate at the Centre of Development Studies, Cambridge, was one of the entries to this year's POLIS/ITLR Fieldwork Photography Competition.