Since the eruption of the war in Ukraine, more than 5 million refugees have entered EU countries and enjoy free movement and hospitality on their whole territory. Not having documents, some refugees get stuck in bordering countries. Moldova is one of them. Here, the “FRIȘPA”(Faculty of International Relations, Political Sciences, and Public Administration) refugee center ..
On Thursday February 24th, 2022, Russian forces invaded the sovereign country of Ukraine. These are the scenes from the Russian/Ukrainian war in March of 2022. Words and photographs by Gavin Doran Experts across all serious Western news organizations came to a quick conclusion; Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine, would fall in “days.” To the world’s surprise, ..
Gajan is a Hindu festival celebrated mostly in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is associated with such deities as Shiva, Neel and Dharmaraj. Gajan spans around a week, starting at the last week of Choitro continuing till the end of the Bengali year. It ends with Charak Puja. Participants of this festival is known as sannyasi or Bhokto. Persons of any gender can be a participant. The complete ..
Colombia is one of the countries with the highest number of antipersonnel mines in the world. According to the report prepared in April 2020 by the International Committee of the Red Cross, it is identified that at least 118 people were victims of antipersonnel mines (MAP) and other explosive devices in Colombia during the first ..
I made a bunch of promises and thought I would be able to keep them, but my vices are the ones keeping me sane, safe. If I quit, I’m not myself. At night I scavenge. With my camera at hand, I have no feelings. I know no boundaries. I’m an addict, a convict to my process. ..
Zahedan. A small city only an hour’s drive from the border of Pakistan and Afghanistan. A university town with a number of modern-style cafes, it is also Iran’s opium capital. The drug flows through here largely unchecked from the nearby border, and onwards to Tehran, Turkey and Europe. Needless to say it is not a ..
With streets clouded in smoke and gas, the message and intent has never been so clear. This week Los Angeles was set in flames, and the city began to see the silver lining of what change could look like, yet still long strides away from the solution. Saturday may 30th, was a day meant for ..
On May 25th 2020, George Perry Floyd was killed in the city of Minneapolis in Minnesota by the hand of a police officer. The arrest footage was widely diffused through international media, leading to the emergence of several protests against the abuse of power and racism. In Italy this event has largely influenced public opinion, ..
The Black Lives Matter demonstrations have been taking place all over Italy, in several cities like Milan, Turin and Rome. Yesterday we have been in Mestre (Venice), documenting the protest of around 1000 young people walking from the Donatori di Sangue Square till the Mestre City Hall not far from Piazza Ferretto. The requests are ..
Baseball is considered by Dominicans as “The King of Sports”. Introduced to the country by Cuban immigrants in the 19th century, it is today a sign of identity for its inhabitants, being the largest exporter of major leagues in the United States. But not all Dominicans who play baseball (or “pelota” as they call it) ..