International photojournalism

China
Traditional Chinese Medicine
The oldest codified medical system of the whole planet

TCM is characterized by several specific practices like acupuncture, moxibustion, meditation, exercise, pharmaceutical massages, food therapies, qi gong, Chinese Herbal Medicine. With at least 500 listed drugs and more than 100.000 recorded medicinal recipes in the ancient literature, Chinese Herbal
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World
Out of Tibet
Tenacious daily life of Tibetans refugees spread 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
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Israel
Aaron's getting married
A very special Jewish unromantic day in Jerusalem

Aaron Kreus, 18, is the oldest out of 15 syblings. Within the Ultra Orthodox Jewish community, family is the core and one of the most important days in the life of a mother and a father is when their first born child gets married. When a son or a daughter approaches the age to be wed, the family doe
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United States
Standing Still
Visions of the Far West. Nothing changes in the land of cow-boys

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
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China
Chunyun-Chunjie'
World migration: 3.5 billions of people travelling on tracks

Contemporary China is an ultra-complex system of around 1.4 billion people and represents - under many points of view - the greatest social experiment ever attempted in the history of the mankind. One of the key-concepts used by the Communist Chinese Party's propaganda is the Confucian theory of "Ha
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Africa
Of sand and ocean
On the road to Black Africa. The only way from Maghreb to Guinea

Recent years' political turmoils made the Sahara region mostly off limits for any Western person aiming to travel from Maghreb to the heart of Africa on a land route. The only viable itinerary today starts from Morocco and pass through Mauritania, Senegal and Guinea Bissau.

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Italy
AbandoNation
Italian ghost villages are our country's best kept secret

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
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Syria
Homs reborn
The old town tries to get back to its lost daily life

Homs is Syria's third largest city and it is situated in the Western part of the country. During the whole civil war - which has determined more than 3 million refugees - its heart has been dramatically hit by the devastation of street fighting and heavy bombing, transforming the whole place in a he
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Israel
New families album
Gay and lesbian parents in Tel Aviv

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
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United States
In the name of Hitler
"We must secure the existence of our people and for white kids"

This words - pronounced by David Lane - comes directly from "Mein Kampf" and represent one of the main concepts of the American National Socialist Movement. According to the Southern Poverty Law Center in Washington, the NSM is now-a-days the most important and active party of the extreme right in t
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Europe
Journey of a life
How a simple flight can change your life

If you are sick and need bone marrow transplant to survive, there is a chance in over 100,000 that you will find a compatible donor somewhere in the world. When a batch of bone marrow is extracted from a donor, there are only 24-36 hours before it can be safely implanted in the recipient patient. Be
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Guinea Bissau
Saudade Bissau

When during Fifteenth century the Portuguese fleet begun to sail the Atlantic ocean, Guinea coasts were among the first territories to be explored, and in 1446 Portugal declared them as its own possession. The real colonisation started a lot later, and it was the result of endless conflicts - mostly
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China
Rolls Royce generation
Young millionaires in Shanghai: not an ordinary Chinese life

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, cosmopolita
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Liberia
Ebola - Third Millennium plague
Where an invisible death has the efficiency of a soldier

The new principles that regulate social relations in Monrovia are simple: if you touch the wrong person, you die. Touch the person who has touched the wrong person, you die. Get on the wrong taxi, you die. You distractingly scratch your eye or light a cigarette with the hand that has touched the wro
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Italy
Isola: the Island of Milan
The place to be

"L'Isola" (the island) is a former popular and working class district built at the end of the ninetenth century around Porta Nuova, close to the center of Milan. In recent years the district has undergone many changes becoming the new "place to be" while waiting for the Expo 2015. But unlike what ha
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India
Women Empowerment
Violence on women in India has never been so evident

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 w
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