PRIVATE 53

PRIVATE 53 | HOPE
PRIVATE

PRIVATE 53 | HOPE

The photos in this volume are personal records of events that have taken place in the physical world. They are…
Hans Durrer | Hope
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Hans Durrer | Hope

Since we are living, to a large part, in a socially constructed world – think of the legal system or…
Ernesto Benavides | Fallout of the guano fever
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Ernesto Benavides | Fallout of the guano fever

The imbalance between need and consumerism has upset the equilibrium of nature. But in the current scenario, people are forced…
Eduardo Martino | Modern-day Slavery in Brazil
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Eduardo Martino | Modern-day Slavery in Brazil

Modern-day slavery in Brazil is very different to the kind practised during the colonial era. Brazil was the last country…
Julien Pebrel | Sulina, the European Far-East
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Julien Pebrel | Sulina, the European Far-East

At 0 km from the Danube, Sulina’s old lighthouse is only a symbol. The eastern gate of the European Union…
Zalmaï | The human cost of the war on terror in Afghanistan
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Zalmaï | The human cost of the war on terror in Afghanistan

Ten years after the world promised to rebuild Afghanistan, its people are again losing hope. In the course of these…
Matt Eich | Carry Me Ohio
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Matt Eich | Carry Me Ohio

Once known for its bounty of coal, salt, clay and timber, Southeastern Ohio was stripped of its resources by the…
Marco Garro | Under the shadow
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Marco Garro | Under the shadow

The small towns from the Andes were the most affected during the internal armed conflict that Peru had to face…
Luca Catalano Gonzaga | Gold fever
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Luca Catalano Gonzaga | Gold fever

Gold in Burkina has become the most exported product in the country overtaking cotton. In the last year 11 thousand…
Saiful Huq Omi | The Disowned and the Denied
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Saiful Huq Omi | The Disowned and the Denied

Suffering from severe human rights violations, the stateless Rohingya refugees of Burma have taken refuge around the world. After Burma…
Michele Borzoni | Christian minority in Pakistan
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Michele Borzoni | Christian minority in Pakistan

With 1.6% of the population and some 3 million believers, the Christian minority in Pakistan is the second largest religious…
Kathryn Cook | Memory of Trees
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Kathryn Cook | Memory of Trees

In the early 1900s, as the Ottoman Empire collapsed, a fiercely nationalistic “Young Turks” movement took power. With the Empire’s…
Jean-Marc Caimi | Musina crossing
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Jean-Marc Caimi | Musina crossing

Zimbabwe ranks 169 out of 169 countries in the Human Development Index 2010. Unemployment in the country reaches a rate…
Brigitte Grignet | Chiloé – La Cruz del Sur
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Brigitte Grignet | Chiloé – La Cruz del Sur

In 1974, I was six. I was in Belgium and I had never heard words such as “exile” or “dictatorship”.…
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