Here are 12 of the week’s best photos

Demonstrators take to the streets in Hong Kong, free-roaming deer become a huge attraction in Japan, former “Daily Show” host Jon Stewart testifies on Capitol Hill and the St. Louis Blues win their first Stanley Cup. Here’s a look at 12 of the best photos from the week, selected by photo editors at The Washington Post.

June 11, 2019 | D.C.

A visitor tours the Lincoln Memorial.

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June 12, 2019 | Hong Kong

Protesters demonstrate against a proposed extradition bill.

Vincent Yu/AP

June 12, 2019 | Hong Kong

Police officers fire tear gas during the demonstration.


June 11, 2019 | Gaza City

A Palestinian man carries clay pots in a pottery workshop.


June 6, 2019 | Ciudad Hidalgo, Mexico

Migrants and residents cross the Suchiate River from Tecun Uman, Guatemala.


June 6, 2019 | Nara, Japan

Tourists take photographs of free-roaming wild sika deer.

Carl Court/Getty Images

June 9, 2019 | Paris

Rafael Nadal celebrates his record 12th French Open title.

Jean-Francois Badias/AP

June 12, 2019 | D.C.

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks during a House committee vote on holding Attorney General William P. Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt.

Salwan Georges/The Washington Post

June 11, 2019 | D.C.

President Trump holds a page from an undisclosed agreement between the United States and Mexico.

Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post

June 11, 2019 | D.C.

Former "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart receives a hug during a House hearing on extending funding for 9/11 victims and their families.

Zach Gibson/Getty Images

June 12, 2019 | Boston

The St. Louis Blues celebrate after winning the Stanley Cup.

Charles Krupa/AP

June 9, 2019 | London

Hot-air balloons fly over the English capital as part of a regatta.


Each week, Post photo editors select the week’s best photos. View last week’s best photos.