Photo Essays

Visual Perspectives on the Refugee Crisis

November 8, 2015 by Forum Staff
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Leading photojournalists from VII Photo Agency explore themes of migration.

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Europe’s Front Door: The Refugee Crisis on Lesvos Island

August 14, 2015 by Joel Hernàndez
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Record numbers of refugees from Syria, Afghanistan, and other countries have crossed through Greece into Europe this year amid the world’s largest migration crisis in decades. This photo essay depicts a typical day on the island of Lesvos this summer, as lived by the hundreds arriving on its shores each day.

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From Here to Here: Palestinian Lives Under Occupation

March 31, 2014 by Mohammad Al-Azza
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This photo essay depicts the daily lives of Palestinians, primarily from Aida Refugee Camp, located near Bethlehem in the West Bank. These photos place the historic struggles for Palestinian freedom as a backdrop against the vibrancy and hope of Palestinian communities.

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Terra dos Sonhos: Brazil’s Landless Workers Movement

May 28, 2013 by Matthew Herbert
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This photo-essay documents a group from Brazil’s Landless Workers Movement (Movimento dos Trabalhadores Rurais Sem Terra). Through images and interviews taken during and after the group invaded a farm in the coastal state of Espirito Santo, the essay explores the motivations, dreams, and fears of the group’s members. 1. Out in the countryside of western […]

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