Photo essays

“I Think About Home Every Day”: The Syrians Who Can Never Return

“I Think About Home Every Day”: The Syrians Who Can Never Return

In an increasingly inhospitable Lebanon, Syrian refugees are often told to “go back home.” Home, they say, is all they dream of in their harsh exile beset by winter and exploitation.

‘Welcome to hell’

‘Welcome to hell’

War, hunger, blackmail, abuse, exploitation, and fear – in Libya, they’ve become an inescapable destiny for migrants fleeing dire situations in their home countries.

The Battle for Tripoli

The Battle for Tripoli

These images were taken in December 2019, during clashes between the Libyan National Army of Gen Khalifa Haftar and forces loyal to the Government of National Accord in Tripoli

Karine Pierre
After the Fire

After the Fire

Having survived the Aegean Sea and arson, Moria residents face an uncertain future.

Anna Pantelia
The Occupied

The Occupied

The images in this series highlight the difficulties and realities of daily life for Palestinians living under Israeli military occupation in the West Bank.

Claire Thomas
Walk by the Wall

Walk by the Wall

A university teacher from Mosul describes decades of hardship and horror in his city under Saddam Hussein’s regime, then the U.S. occupation, and under ISIS’s rule.

Ali Al-Baroodi