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Opposition Held Douma Under Syrian Re...
Douma, Syria
By Jawad Arbini
27 Jul 2015

Walaa al-Saour was pregnant when killed in the airstrike. Doctors were able to save her eight months pre-mature baby.

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Opposition Held Douma Under Syrian Re...
Douma, Syria
By Jawad Arbini
27 Jul 2015

Walaa al-Saour was pregnant when killed in the airstrike. Doctors were able to save her eight months pre-mature baby.

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Opposition Held Douma Under Syrian Re...
Douma, Syria
By Jawad Arbini
27 Jul 2015

Walaa al-Saour was pregnant when killed in the airstrike. Doctors were able to save her eight months pre-mature baby.

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Opposition Held Douma Under Syrian Re...
Douma, Syria
By Jawad Arbini
27 Jul 2015

Walaa al-Saour (covered in the background of the picture) was pregnant when killed in the airstrike. Doctors were able to save her eight months pre-mature baby.

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Opposition Held Douma Under Syrian Re...
Douma, Syria
By Jawad Arbini
27 Jul 2015

Walaa al-Saour was pregnant when killed in the airstrike. Doctors were able to save her eight months pre-mature baby.

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Migrants in Athens 14
Athens, Greece
By Manaure Quintero
26 Jul 2015

Women spend their days taking care of their households inside Pedion Areos Park.

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Athens, Greece
By Manaure Quintero
26 Jul 2015

Afghan migrants play at night inside Pedion Areos Park after a warm day in Athens. The summer is the best season of the year to cross the Mediterranean from Turkey to the Greek islands.

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Athens, Greece
By Manaure Quintero
26 Jul 2015

A Syrian migrant plays music on a computer inside Janeiro Bar. Janeiro Bar is a popular place in Omonia Square for Syrian immigrants because its owner has prepared the place with menus written in Arabic, and offers free wifi and affordable food.

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Athens, Greece
By Manaure Quintero
25 Jul 2015

A syrian migrant walks with her son in Piraeus port after their arrival by ferry from Mytilene, one of the islands where immigrants arrive after crossing by boat from Turkey.

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Athens, Greece
By Manaure Quintero
25 Jul 2015

A group of Syrian migrants waits in Piraeus metro station to go to Omonia square, a popular place for Syrians who arrive in Athens for the first time.

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Athens, Greece
By Manaure Quintero
25 Jul 2015

People hang their clothes between tents in Pedion Areos Park. Afghan migrants try to move on with daily life while waiting for the right moment to try to move to northern European countries.

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Athens, Greece
By Manaure Quintero
25 Jul 2015

Afghan children play in the Pedion Areos park, an improvised refugee camp in central Athens. Almost 60% of the population are children. Everyday approximately 100 people come and go, and around 400 people live here in 75 tents.

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Athens, Greece
By Manaure Quintero
25 Jul 2015

A Syrian child travels with a group of Syrians in the Athens metro from Piraeus port to Omonia Square, the most common place where migrants gather when they first arrive in Athens.

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Athens, Greece
By Manaure Quintero
25 Jul 2015

Janeiro Bar, located in Omonia Square in the center of Athens, provides Syrian immigrants menus written in Arabic, free wifi and affordable food.

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Athens, Greece
By Manaure Quintero
25 Jul 2015

Syrians who are already established in Athens help migrants catch the bus to Thessaloniki from Omonia Square. Thessaloniki is a city close to the Macedonian border. At that point, smugglers ask for money to guide migrants through an illegal border crossing by foot.

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Migrants in Athens 21
Athens, Greece
By Manaure Quintero
25 Jul 2015

Syrian Children play in Omonia Square in central Athens, while their relatives prepare the bus trip to Thessaloniki.

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Athens, Greece
By Manaure Quintero
24 Jul 2015

Greek civilians and non-profit organisations provide tents to those who arrive without a place to sleep when they get into the Pedion Areos Park in Athens.

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Athens, Greece
By Manaure Quintero
24 Jul 2015

Survival guides handed out by the Greek Council of Refugees litter the ground in Pedion Areos Park.

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Athens, Greece
By Manaure Quintero
24 Jul 2015

Panagiotis Andronikidis is an Athenian who spends hours every day helping Afghans and entertaining children in Pedion Areos Park.

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Athens, Greece
By Manaure Quintero
24 Jul 2015

A women tries to cool her son who has fever inside a tent in the improvised refugee camp in Pedion Areos Park.

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Migrants in Athens 12
Athens, Greece
By Manaure Quintero
24 Jul 2015

A young Afghan prays behind the tents in the improvised refugee camp of Pedion Areos Park.

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Athens, Greece
By Manaure Quintero
24 Jul 2015

Afghan teenagers plays with water while they wash their body and clothes in the improvised refugee camp inside Pedion Areos Park.

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Athens, Greece
By Manaure Quintero
23 Jul 2015

An 18 month-old Afghan baby sleeps on a carpet in Pedion Areos Park in Athens, Greece.

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Athens, Greece
By Manaure Quintero
23 Jul 2015

The greek government provides an identification document that allows a 30 days stay for Afghans and six months for Syrians. However, this document doesn't permit migrants to cross borders, so those people remain unrecognized.

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Athens, Greece
By Manaure Quintero
23 Jul 2015

An Afghan woman browses on the internet with her smartphone while her baby sleeps in the improvised refugee camp on Pedion Areos Park in Athens.

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Migrants in Athens 13
Athens, Greece
By Manaure Quintero
23 Jul 2015

Members of the Afghan community in Athens leave the Pedion Areos Park after making donations to their countrymen. Many Afghans who lives in Greece help these migrants to reach more prosperous countries in the EU like Germany and France.

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Athens, Greece
By Manaure Quintero
23 Jul 2015

An Afghan family checks their bus tickets to Thessaloniki, a 7-hour trip to the city nearest the Macedonian border.

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Athens, Greece
By Manaure Quintero
23 Jul 2015

Afghan comrades says goodbye to immigrants who take the bus to Thessaloniki and the beginning of their journey to northern Europe.

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Can a Rapper Save Congo?
Goma
By Monique Jaques
22 Jul 2015

Rapper singer Akon returns to his hometown of Goma, in the Democratic Republic of Congo. His trip led him to the orphanage where he spent his childhood and was greeted with excitement by the local children.

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Chitmahal Enclave 23
Coochbihar
By Sujanya Das
12 Jun 2015

Locals praying to God at a mosque in Mashaldanga Chitt, a Bangladeshi enclave in the south Coochbihar district of West Bengal, India. The chitmahal claims that the enclave dwellers consists of members from both Hindu and Muslim community where the Muslims are the majority.

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Chitmahal Enclave 22
Coochbihar
By Sujanya Das
12 Jun 2015

A baby girl gets fed by her mother and elder sister at Mashaldanga Chitt, a Bangladeshi enclave in the south Coochbihar district of West Bengal, India. Life in the enclaves is really tough as most of the daily resources are to be brought from either India or Bangladesh where they are mostly threatened because of having no nationality.

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Chitmahal Enclave 21
Coochbihar
By Sujanya Das
12 Jun 2015

A room filled with live-stocks goats and lambs inside a house in Mashaldanga Chitt, a Bangladeshi enclave in the south Coochbihar district of West Bengal, India. The cattle's are considered to play a vital role in the enclaves for a living, similar to any other village in India or Bangladesh but here they often get stolen by people from the neighboring mainland villages as the local cops paid no attention to the complains made by the enclave people as they had no nationality, but know as the hope for nationality is no longer a dream to them the locals say that the cops are giving importance to them now.

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Chitmahal Enclave 20
Coochbihar
By Sujanya Das
12 Jun 2015

Joynal Abedin, a local young guy, walks out of his house in Mashaldanga Chitt, a Bangladeshi enclave in the south Coochbihar district of West Bengal, India. In the enclaves houses are mostly built with aluminum sheets as they fear that the neighboring villages might attack them by burning their houses to grasp the land as it has happened many a times in the past.

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Chitmahal Enclave 19
Coochbihar
By Sujanya Das
12 Jun 2015

Three men fishing at the river after which the enclave got its name Mashaldanga, a Bangladeshi enclave in the south Coochbihar district of West Bengal, India. Fishing in chitmahal remains as one of the major professions of the residents and also serves their daily meal needs.

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Chitmahal Enclave 18
Coochbihar
By Sujanya Das
12 Jun 2015

Children outside their houses in the afternoon playing at Mashaldanga Chitt, a Bangladeshi enclave in the south Coochbihar district of West Bengal, India. Health issues and malnutrition are a big problem for the children in the chitmahals as there are no health facilities.

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Chitmahal Enclave 16
Coochbihar
By Sujanya Das
12 Jun 2015

Jihad Hussain, a 5 year old boy with his father Shahjahan Seikh and mother Asma Bibi out side a mosque at Mashaldanga, a Bangladeshi enclave in the south Coochbihar district of West Bengal, India. Jihad Hussain is one of the most famous personalities in the chitmahals due to extensive local media coverage as his parents faced a lot of problems during his birth because of the lack of identity and nationality.

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Chitmahal Enclave 15
Coochbihar
By Sujanya Das
12 Jun 2015

Jihad Hussain, a 5 year old boy with his father Shahjahan Seikh and mother Asma Bibi out side a mosque at Mashaldanga, a Bangladeshi enclave in the south Coochbihar district of West Bengal, India. Jihad Hussain is one of the most famous personalities in the chitmahals due to extensive local media coverage as his parents faced a lot of problems during his birth because of the lack of identity and nationality.

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Chitmahal Enclave 14
Coochbihar
By Sujanya Das
12 Jun 2015

A family in Mashaldanga Chitt preparing for their daughters wedding. Marriages are a big problem as because of less number of women in the chitts and no nationality proves led to a lot of rejections of grooms who tried to marry women from across the Indian Mainland.

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Chitmahal Enclave 13
Coochbihar
By Sujanya Das
12 Jun 2015

Rufiya, a 12 year old bride on her wedding day in Mashaldanga Chitt, a Bangladeshi enclave in the south Coochbihar district of West Bengal, India. Child marriages are pretty normal in the Chitmahals.

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Chitmahal Enclave 12
Coochbihar
By Sujanya Das
12 Jun 2015

Children at a stationary shop in Mashaldanga Chitt a Bangladeshi enclave in the south Coochbihar district of West Bengal, India. The future of the children in the chitmahals remains uncertain because of the lack of schools in chitmahal, there are only a few pathshalas (village moderated schools without any board). As a result of this the parents of the chitmahals often send their children to better schools in the Indian mainland with the help of fake parental documents made in exchange of money in order to admit their children and to provide them a better future.