Aaron's getting married
Out of Tibet
Daily life of Tibetans refugees spread all around the world.
Before the Chinese occupation in 1949-50, Tibetans where estimated to be up to 6 million. Now in their original land live around 4.5 million people only. One million have been killed or died due to torture or starvation during the Chinese invasion, while the rest (the official number is 150.000, but
The Kurdish Bride
A peculiar marriage between a Kurdish woman and a Turkish man.
Only scratched on the surface by the passing of time, by the Islamic conquest and other foreign dominations, the Kurdish culture is now in great danger: their entire world is on the verge of being forgotten, or worse, almost losing its true identity, confused in recent years with the Muslim or Turki
New families album
The gay and lesbian community in Israel: Tel Aviv's new families.
Tel Aviv's 2014 Gay Pride theme was in the news, and still is: the new families, children with two fathers or two mothers. A study of the American Psychological Association says there is no scientific evidence that parents' sexual orientation can influence or decide the ability of being good fathers
A new vision of the Far West. Nothing changes in the land of pioneers.
For a long time the Far West has been the destination of adventurers, loners and pioneers moved either by vocation or by need. For these people the unexplored territories beyond the frontier represented a real step forward towards freedom and, possibly, glory. This unusual embrace between civilizati
Shanghai - Rolls Royce generation
They are the new Chinese entrepreneurs. Young, bright, lovers of luxury, they refuse the past (that is, politics) and look at the future with managerial grit. Boasting U.S. University degrees and European girlfriends. To settle they chose Shanghai, the New York of the East, an ambitious, cosmopolitan city far from the murky Beijing of the Communist politburo. They, the honest Chinese goodfellas (f
After the Second World War, the Italian territory begun to be sistematically abandoned. The need of a job, politics and infrastructures favouring urban settlements and natural causes produced a progressive, definitive abandon of many villages. The Italian Revenue Agency recently conducted a research called "Ghost houses", to give a reliable image of this abandon: over a million of unregistered pro
The Delta of Amacuro, eastern Venezuela, is one of the most inhospitable places in the whole world. For the past 8.500 years Warao Indians have turned its 20.000 square kilometers of water canals and swamps into their home. Despite the strong culture impact due to colonialism, Warao people have managed to keep their culture and way of life deeply attached to this environment. Until now.
A 23 years old girl was gang raped by six men on a bus in Delhi suburbs. The injuries she reported were so dramatic she died after two weeks in December 2012. Instead of hiding her tragedy, her family demanded openly justice and forced India to become aware of this latent problem. Violence against women has never been so evident.
Media now focus on gender-based violence and people ask t