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An Iraqi photographic project: Map of Displacement

Image from ‘Escaped’. Photographer: Seivan Salim.

Image from ‘Escaped’. Photographer: Seivan Salim.

Image from ‘Escaped’. Photographer: Seivan Salim.

An interview with the Italian photographer Stefano Carini… 122 more words


Family Ties and War

One of my mother’s aunts, my great aunt, recently passed away in Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan. Her name was Wazira, and was the last of my grandfather’s 5 siblings alive, so now he is the only one who remains. 840 more words


Black Bogies and Phlegm in Bashur

You know you’re in a polluted place when your bogies go black and your chest starts to hurt. I’m back in South (Iraqi) Kurdistan, which is also known simply as… 669 more words


Kurds take Sinjar back from Islamic State

On 13 November 2015 Iraqi Kurds have taken back the town of Sinjar from the ISIS jihadists.

Sinjar had been taken by ISIS on 3 August 2014 and its mostly Yazidi (a religious group, of which a minority among Kurds are members) population was subjected to genocide. 49 more words

Geopolitical Game In The Islamic World

Survivors’ portraits and stories; a note on ethics

Ethics. It is a concept at the core of photojournalism and in any situation, it is up to the journalist to decide whether or not how to report something is ethically right or not. 468 more words

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Kurds Say Evidence Of Islamic State Using Mustard Agent In Iraq

Iraqi Kurdish officials have said blood samples, taken from Kurdish peshmerga fighters, who were exposed to an Islamic State attack, in Iraq, have shown evidence of a mustard agent being used. 74 more words


#977 Iraqi Kurdistan 15/??/??

Murad has sent this nice cover from Iraqi Kurdistan, thank you very much!

The 2012 stamps depict the temple in Lalish, which is a main site of Yazidi pilgrimage.