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Raw footage of Peter Greste recorded during the Kenyan General election in March 2013. This was recorded before Peter was jailed in Egypt. He was recently released after over one year in prison.
Pictures are still clear of a whole family who died during the earthquake 10 years ago.
As in ancient times where Bam was on the Silk Road, Bam is again busy with people coming and going. Tourist are still missing but that is due to political reasons. With so many people dead, especially among teachers etc. many new people came to Bam.
Nassif. 30. Homs. 2 years. 'I feel bare without it'
Abdullah. 17. Aleppo. 1.5 years. "Sanctuary"
As a result of a power shortage, residents of rebel-held parts of Aleppo have resorted to buying electricity from local providers, who operate large generators. Video includes an interview with a generator owner, shots of generators and makeshift electric grids, as well as general scenes from the streets of Aleppo.
Samer, 34, Homs. 1 year 8 months. "My world was there"
Nour, 25, Mara'at al Nouman, Idlib, Syria. 7 months. "Lonely" 7th May 2013
Children play games on the streets of Kathmandu.
Long queues in Nairobi city center during the elections held in Kenya on March 4, 2013
Young children watch a football game between clothes drying on a fence in Islahiye refugee camp for Syrians in southern Turkey.
A tent in the Islahiye refugee camp for Syrians, in Turkey, home to almost four thousand people fleeing the violence.
In depth portrait of the Hindu Thaipusam festival held annually in Malaysia in January. A unique take on the events through the eyes of a participating couple.
This short documentary is produced in a "personal journey" or "character driven" style.
Piercing the body out of faith is a custom in most of the oldest religions. Though it may induce fear, doubt and anxiety, it is also associated with a certain sense of mysticism and spirituality. The viewer witnesses here the Thaipusam - the magical Hindu festival where devotees in a state of trance, painlessly carry offerings in the form of heavy burdens and/or have a range of intriguing attachments hooked to their body.
But beyond the images of unbelievable crowds and fanfare, the viewer can also witness the love, trust and devotion merging into an expression of faith through self-sacrifice.
For many, Thaipusam is all about the flourish and the obscure customs. For many tourists, it is the defining evidence of the unique multi-cultural life in Malaysia. For many amateur photographers, it’s one of those places where you capture that ‘one’ unforgettable picture. For some it's a story of love...