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Là, C'est Daesh!

Là, c’est Daesh!

sous-titre As the Syrian revolt against Bashar al-Assad reaches its fifth anniversary next March, Lebanon is teetering. In the heart of this fragile country, threatened from the outside as well as the inside, Christians are taking up arms. They defend their communities, organise patrols, control Syrian refugees and impose a curfew on them. Alone, with ...

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TAPACHULA, A PRISON TOWN FOR EXILES

Tapachula, a prison town for exiles

sous-titre On the road to exile, thousands of people from Honduras, El Salvador or Guatemala are fleeing the multiple violence in Central America to reach the United States in search of a better life. In Tapachula, a city located on the southern border of Mexico, these migrants mix with new nationalities from the African continent. ...

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NAGORNO-KARABAKH: BEHIND THE SCENES OF THE LAST FEW HOURS

Nagorno-Karabakh: behind the scenes of the last few hours

sous-titre An Armenian enclave in the territory of Azerbaijan, Nagorno-Karabakh, the Transcaucasian self proclaimed republic, has been under fire from the Azerbaijani army since 27 September. Schools, hospitals and civilians are bombed, leading to a massive displacement of more than 60% of the population. Despite the noise of artillery fire and shelling, a few souls ...

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DRC, LIFE UNDER EBOLA

DRC, life under Ebola

Seen from the sky, they are invisible. The majestic and proud Democratic Republic of the Congo does not easily show its wounds. Seen from the sky, they are invisible. The majestic and proud Democratic Republic of the Congo does not easily show its wounds. The United Nations helicopter leaves Goma – the capital of North ...

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KOGLWEOGO, MIRROR OF A STATE FAILURE

Koglweogo, mirror of a state failure

Project made in Burkina Faso between March 2017 and February 2018. Project made in Burkina Faso between March 2017 and February 2018. For the past 3 years, the « Koglweogo » have been spreading throughout Burkina Faso. Expression of the people, illustration of their exhaustion in the face of insecurity, these « Bush keepers » form a transversal movement ...

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THE CHILDREN OF TSHATA

The children of Tshata

« The children are left to their own devices in a street that looks down on them. » « The children are left to their own devices in a street that looks down on them. » In Benin, child labour is widespread. In this small West African country, with a population of 11 million, 52 per cent of children ...

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HAITI, THE FORGOTTEN CHOLERA OUTBREAK

Haiti, forgotten cholera outbreak

Seven years after the earthquake which killed more than 200 000 people and three months after being partly devastated by Hurricane Matthew, Haiti seems to be condemned to tragedy. Seven years after the earthquake which killed more than 200 000 people and three months after being partly devastated by Hurricane Matthew, Haiti seems to be ...

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In the dark world of Waterloo

In the dark world of Waterloo

An immersion into the heart of the Waterloo battle with Napoleon’s 7th line infantry regiment. An immersion into the heart of the Waterloo battle with Napoleon’s 7th line infantry regiment. Captured by Olivier Papegnies  “If some battles succeeded in changing the course of a war, Waterloo completely altered that of History, marking the end of ...

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Fous d'amour

Fous d’Amour

Love, sexuality and mental handicap: putting these three words together is like adding up the taboos. Love, sexuality and mental handicap: putting these three words together is like adding up the taboos. Although efforts have undoubtedly been made in recent years to address access to sexuality and emotional life for people with an intellectual disability, ...

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