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Documentary Photography Review | 31st May 2017

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Sam Ivin and Lingering Ghosts

3rd May 2014 |

Sam submitted his work to a competition I was invited to co-judge, which focused on migration. His very distinctive images were awarded 1st prize, and I asked Sam if he would share with Documentary Photography Review details of … Read More

Children, Cancer and the Crab of Sanctions

23rd March 2014 |

The real victims of the escalating economic sanctions imposed on Iran are ordinary people and not the men of power accused of being in search of Nuclear Bombs. Although US and European Union claimed that the sanctions would not include Humanitarian Aid, a glance at the real immediate outcomes makes one wonder what these powers really mean by Humanitarianism.Read More

PODCAST: An interview with Farhad Berahman

15th March 2014 |

In this podcast we talk to Iranian photographer Farhad Berahman about his journey into documentary photography from a chance beginning as a photographer’s assistant.  He discusses the challenges of being a documentary photographer in Iran, particularly relevant to … Read More

Tackling child trafficking in Malawi

1st August 2013 |

In many Asian and African countries, parents allow their children to go with a family friend or relative to work in an hotel or as a domestic maid believing they will be looked after, fed, clothed, go to school and send money home.

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Existence Exiled: Baha’is in Egypt

20th May 2013 |

How would you feel if you were not a citizen of any country? How would you feel if you were considered a taboo in the society? As you had no identity, you would not have any rights. You could not get a national identification card, a birth certificate, a marriage or a divorce certificate, or even a death certificate. Because- officially, you don’t exist. Nobody would ‘see’ you or talk about you. You would become a living ghost. Imagine That!

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Life Under Construction

15th May 2013 |

24th April 2013, it was just like an another random day for all the Bangladeshi people. A day started with lots of pressure with work for the working people and so on for other people with their duty. But who knew that the next day will be the day of mourning for this date.

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Battle for Bethlehem Gate

21st February 2013 |

In November 2012 I travelled to the West Bank to initiate a story looking at life under occupation in Palestinian Refugee camps. Almost as soon as I arrived rocket exchanges between Gaza and Israel intensified for the first time in years, making international news.

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