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// news & global

Iraq: Qandil Burning - Bombing along the Iran-Iraq border
By Zann Huang
[6 Feb 2011|91 Comments]

The PJAK, or the (Partiya Jiyana Azad a Kurdistane) is a militant Kurdish nationalist group based in northern Iraq that has been carrying out attacks against Iranian forces in the Kurdistan Province of Iran.
In retaliation, Iranian bombings intensified in late May 2010 and have led to the displacement of more than 500 Kurdish families, wounded [...]

// news & global

Turkey: Tekel Workers’ Protest
By Emre Kuheylan
[4 Mar 2010|17 Comments]

The most persistent and determined protest in Turkey for a decade: “Tekel” was the government-owned tobacco and alcoholic beverages company for many years, but when the tobacco branch of Tekel was sold to British American Tobacco in 2008 as part of privatization plans, Tekel workers lost their job status.
The government is now forcing them to [...]

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// features, africa

South Africa: Real Action Pantsula Dancers
By Alexia Webster
[14 Nov 2010|46 Comments]

Pantsula culture was born some time in the 1950’s and 60’s in the townships of South Africa. It initially refered to a style of dress but grew into a culture and eventually a dance form. By the 1980’s when the townships were in flames and Apartheid police were at war with young black men in [...]

// features, europe

Georgia: Feasting with the Spirits in a Dying Village
By Temo Bardzimashvili
[5 Feb 2011|14 Comments]

“Tonight starts the remembrance of the spirits’ holiday. Let’s praise the souls of the dead!” Mamuka Qaldani, a thirty-eight-year-old livestock herder from Georgian mountain village of Adishi, proposes a toast at the local cemetery and then belts down a shot of vodka. Representatives from all families of the village are also here – on [...]

// features, asia-pacific

Indonesia: Sulfur Miner
By Karolus Naga
[5 Feb 2011|9 Comments]

Ijen caldera is one large crater that has much sulfur, which lies hidden between sheer walls of deeply furrowed rock of Ijen Volcano. This volcano emits gasses through fumaroles inside the crater and the miners trapped the gasses through stone and ceramic pipes to condenses the gasses into a molten pure sulfur and then, load [...]

// features, greater middle east

Lebanon: Cry Palestine
By Zann Huang
[27 Jun 2010|2 Comments]

In Lebanon, a small but densely populated country, there are 12 official camps with about 230,000 refugees. Compared with their counterparts in neighboring Syria and Jordan, Palestinians in Lebanon has the highest percentage of refugees who are living in abject poverty and who are registered with UNRWA’s “special hardship” program.
Shatila camp, located in Beirut’s “belt [...]

// features, central & south america

Mexico: Dancing With Death
By Rafael Ben-Ari
[24 Oct 2010|21 Comments]

During the eight centuries of the Spanish War of the Reconquest (711-1492 A.D.), the knights, Moors and Christians, weary of killing one another, would occasionally hunt wildlife to avoid boredom. While deer were easy prey and a cornered bear or boar would usually put up a fight, it was the wild [...]

// features, north america

Canada: Anishnabe Life - Land Lost and Broken Spirit On Occupied Territories
By Marc-André Pauzé
[27 Sep 2010|9 Comments]

Text and photography: Marc-André Pauzé
“Anishnabe Life” is the second part of a work in progress project. Photojournalist and nurse specialized in backcountry medecine, Marc-Andre Pauzé will report from various canadians indigenous communities in a in-depth documentary, to document daily life and First Nations actual realities.

Occupied territories. When we ear about these land lost to political turmoil, [...]