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Tag Archives | war photography

Al Qusayr, Syria - 2012. A nurse is resting after a day's work.

Giulio Piscitelli | Risking their lives to save lives

After more than a year of violent repression and thousands of deaths, broke out in Syria a real civil war. The FSA rebels are fighting against the army of Bashar Al Assad. The government army bombed major cities every day trying to eliminate the rebels.

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Baščaršija is the ancient turkish district of Sarajevo's downtown, whose square is commonly called "Pigeons Square". This is the beating heart of the touristic renaissance in the Bosnian capital. Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina,18/05/2012

Elisabetta Zavoli | The phoenixes of Bosnia

Rape as a weapon of war. Between 1992 and 1995, during the conflict in Bosnia-Herzegovina, abuses by soldiers were not just a “side effect” of the conflict. Bosnia’s war was also fought on the body of women and girls: a lot of violence and rapes, in fact, were explicitly ordered by the officers as part […]

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Police awaiting for the arrival of 60,000 people attending to the mass funeral.

Giuliano Koren | Potocari (Srebrenica), Bosnia And Herzegovina. 11 July 2010

2010 was the fifteenth anniversary of the fall of Srebrenica, eastern Bosnia. Between 11 and 15 July 1995 the Bosnian Serb army has committed one of the most heinous crimes of the Balkan war. More than 8,372 Bosnian Muslim men were massacred, then buried in mass graves. Sometimes, to make it more difficult to find […]

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Guido Gazzilli | Fisnik

I went to Kosovo long after the end of the war. My first stay in Kosovo was in April 2009. The country was pronounced independent the year before. Still today, however

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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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Teru Kuwayama | No Man’s Land

his project is an examination of a grey space at the center of the global map. In political terms it ranges from the Iranian-Afghan border to the Pakistan-India Line of Control. In geological terms, it surrounds the Hindu Kush mountain range, where it is met by the Karakoram, Himalayan, and Pamir mountains. These mountains have […]

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PRIVATE 36 | AFRIKA

Mastering this split image is the role which photographers of African origin have assigned themselves, sometimes against their better judgement, in order to avoid misunderstandings.

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PRIVATE 36, p. 8-9 (8-11), Guy Tillim | Soldiers

Guy Tillim | Soldiers

Guy Tillim’s Soldiers series of black-and-white handprints were taken between December 2002 and January 2003 and convey the devastating

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