Honored to have met these two very brave Afghan women, Zainab and Nelofar in Mazar-e Sharif while they were preparing to run an ultra marathon in China's Gobi desert.
Video I shot for Dutch TV :
Honored to have this photograph chosen for American Photography 30 together with very inspiring work by colleagues.
"For a small community of ethnic Turks who have lived peacefully in Ukraine for twenty-five years, the current conflict is allowing the dream of a distant homeland to resurface. “With this war, Ukrainians have nowhere to go. But we do,” says Makhmud Manmedov, who manages a Turkish café in the southern Ukrainian city of Kherson. Somewhat amusingly called “Big Shef” in English, the restaurant could easily be mistaken for sitting on a quiet Istanbul side street."
Unlike the usual one or two years foreigners come to Afghanistan for, some stay committed for decades. Story by Emma Graham-Harrison:
Pilgrimage in Uman, Ukraine. Text by Amie Ferris-Rotman
Despite political instability and setbacks, some young people in Afghanistan’s business industries are still betting on the country’s future.
Video and Pictures
Kunduz in northern Afghanistan 6 months after the German and international troops left.
Text by Nicola Abé