One of the bleak, shocking realities of life in Hong Kong, is the humiliating situation of men living in cages. Hong Kong’s “cage homes” are dormitories where you’ll find rows of bunk beds, each enclosed in wire netting, in which the tenants store their belongings.
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China is in constant demand for workers to build new cities that will accommodate the emerging middle class. A flux of migrant workers from western China seeks prosperity in the richer eastern coastal part of China.
In the summer of 2001, only months before 9/11, photographer Robert Knoth and writer Antoinette de Jong travelled on horseback into the remote areas of Northern Afghanistan where the population was suffering from severe drought.
Living standards in Egypt are low by international standards, and have declined consistently since 1990.
Since 2001, a major feud between rival organized crime families has led to serious gang related violence. Actual war zones exist in Limerick, in some of the country’s most infamous public housing estates.
In 2005 the Tulip Revolution in Kyrgyzstan brought hope for democracy. Motivated by social injustice, the Kyrgyz people overthrew President Askar Akayev’s authoritarian and corrupted regime and elected Kurmanbek Bakiyev, an opposition leader and former Prime Minister.
Cova da Moura is a small Ghetto in Lisbon, that was builded illegaly in the seventies by Capverdian migrants. This area has a bad reputation, because of the youth gang violence and drug traffic which became a daily problem. Every second person living in this area is younger than twenty years and is confronted with […]
In February 2006 I was sent to cover the evacuation of Jewish settlers from the Amona Outpost in the West Bank for the Swiss newspaper Der Bund. Following the experience I
The Jewish settlements in the West Bank, the Gaza Strip and Eastern Jerusalem have become one of the most argumentative issues in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The
Every ray of hope for peace is lost in the blast of terrorist attacks and the roar from fighter planes. Over the years, Israelis and Palestinians have less fear of war than peace.
A whole population lives on the street, a small ‘people’ seeks a country: lone wolves, couples, childhood friends, fathers and sons, mothers whose children were taken away by
The story of the Falashmura is a story about a dual tragedy. Families are torn between Israel and Ethiopia and face difficulties in their absorption into Israeli society due to