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PRIVATE 44 | REAL – Special NOOR Photo Agency

The goal of the photo agency Noor is to produce, publish, and exhibit long term visual projects on topics of human concerns to a broad international audience while maintaining the dignity of the subjects.

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PRIVATE 44, p. 06-07 (06-15), Jan Grarup - Darfur. A Silent Genocide

Jan Grarup | A Silent Genocide

Since 2003, over 200,000 have died in Darfur and Chad, and 2.5 million have fled their homes seeking safety from the vicious of the Sudanese Arab Janjaweed.

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PRIVATE 44, p. 16-17 (16-23), Yuri Kozyrev - Iraq. War six years after

Yuri Kozyrev | War six years after

Six years after the war in Iraq began, one million Iraqis and over four thousand Americans are dead, tens of thousands of Americans and Iraqis are left injured, and well over 5 million refugees have fled their country.

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PRIVATE 44, p. 24-25 (24-31), Philip Blenkinsop, Hmong.

Philip Blenkinsop | Hmong

During the Vietnam War, Hmong guerrillas fought for the CIA in their secret campaign in Laos. When the US withdrew in 1975, it abandoned the majority of these guerillas in the jungle, where they have lived in hiding until today.

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PRIVATE 44, p. 32-33 (32-39), Kadir van Lohuizen - Siberia. The Nenets.

Kadir van Lohuizen | The Nenets

In the far north of Siberia, north of the Arctic circle, is the Jamal peninsula. This is the territory of the Nenets, one of the very last nomadic populations. Together with their reindeer herds, the Nenets wander around the Siberia tundra, where many are fishermen.

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PRIVATE 44, p. 40-41 (40-47), Pep Bonet - Cuba. The Cult of San Lazaro.

Pep Bonet | The Cult of San Lazaro

Every 17 of December, for San Lazaro’s celebration, thousands of pilgrims from all over Cuba make a pilgrimage to the Santuario del Rincon, in Santiago de la Vega. A number of them sick, they travel the 30 km from Havana…

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PRIVATE 44, p. 48-49 (48-57), Stanley Greene - Afghanistan. Road to Ruin.

Stanley Greene | Road to Ruin

The ancient Silk Road that runs through Afghanistan has become the main artery in the opiate trade. The fall of the central Afghan government and the chaos caused by the US invasion have led to a drastic increase in heroin and opium production…

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PRIVATE 44, p. 58-59 (58-63), Samantha Appleton - Lebanon. Proxy War.

Samantha Appleton | Proxy War

In July 2006, conflict broke out between Israeli Defense Forces and Lebanese-based Hezbollah that lasted 33 days. Israel responded to the militants’ cross-border rocket attacks with a relentless air and ground campaign…

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PRIVATE 44, p. 64-65 (64-71), Jon Lowenstein - USA. Shadow Lives.

Jon Lowenstein | Shadow Lives

During the past decade, millions of Mexican and Central American migrants have left their homes and families and faced death on the journey to the United States.

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PRIVATE 44, p. 72-73 (72-81), Francesco Zizola - Africa. Wars, Water, 
and Other Stories.

Francesco Zizola | Wars, Water and Other Stories

These photographs are a part of a study of conflict inside the African continent made by Francesco Zizola. Sub-Saharan Africa is home to a great number of ongoing conflicts, as well as the world’s largest deposits of natural resources.

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