Telling the contemporary World

Palestinians teenagers posing in front the key of the Shatila camp
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Lebanon: Shatila Refugee Camp

The Shatila refugee camp was built in 1949 to receive the refugee from northern Palestine. Palestinians were expelled by from their town by Israeli forces. They are until now living in Shatila for 2 generations and are still waiting...

Photos and text by Francois Razon
Protest for Ayotzinapa One Year

Protests in Mexico go on

Updates on the protests in Mexico for the 43 Ayotzinapa Students who went missing on Sept. 26, 2014. Mexicans continue to demand for Justice
A refugee from Ivory Coast. Kos, Greece.
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Greece: Migrants on Kos Island

The full ongoing war in Syria has created a cascading effect in the form of an unprecedented migrant flow through the Greek island of Kos. Its proximity to neighboring Turkey...

Photos and text by Francois Razon
Children in the Roma village of Nižná Mysla.

The End of Lunik IX

You can't miss Lunik IX, but most people avoid it at all costs. It is a dilapidated block of flats in the western part of Kosice in Slovakia that receives no gas, electricity or running water...
Refugee crisis: thousands at Budapest train station

Refugee crisis: thousands at Budapest train station

The ongoing refugee crisis: thousands overcrowd Budapest train station. Budapest, Hungary. September 03, 2015
Bangladeshi workers process leather
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Contaminated Land

Dhaka’s Hazaribagh area, widely known for its tannery industry, has been listed as one of the top 10 polluted places on earth by two international research organizations. At least 160,000 people have become victims of pollution...

Photos and text by Suvra Kanti Das
workers in the shadows

Workers in the Shadows: Tomato pickers in Sicily

“Workers in the Shadows” is a photo essay documenting life conditions of workers in Ragusa's province, By word of mouth Sicilian lands became an attractive opportunity for migrants...
A volunteer cleans the road in Bhaktapur past the earthquake
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Nepal: after the earthquake

A 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on 25th April 2015. Many buildings in the older parts of Kathmandu are now rubble, including the Dharahara tower, a 19th century 62-metre tall building...

Photos and text by Suvra Kanti Das

Wreckage of a Dream: human trafficking from Africa to Europe

“Wreckage of a dream” is the end of a travel and a reflection on the uncertain route taken by the migrants from the North African Coasts and arriving in Europe. Here is where they start their other odyssey...

Rana Plaza building collapse, two years on

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On 24th April 2013, the Rana Plaza building in Savar, near Dhaka, Bangladesh, collapsed killing more than 1100 people, and 2500 more people were rescued from under its rubble. About a hundred people are still missing ...
Onna, The village erased by earthquake. L'Aquila
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Onna, the village erased by earthquake. Italy

The small village of Onna was almost completely erased by the earthquake that struck the Abruzzo region in Italy on April 6, 2009. 85% of its old buildings collapsed, killing 40. In 1944 Onna already suffered from its tragedy...

Text and photos by Riccardo Budini
L'Aquila earthquake: the interiors of the houses, fled on a deadly night of six years ago
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L'Aquila, ghost city for six years and on. Italy

Red Zone, cordoning off the medieval center of L’Aquila: the wounds inflicted by the lethal earthquake seem slow to heal. The city, fled on a deadly night of six years ago, still remain suspended in time, showing the signs of an abruptly interrupted life.

Text and photos by Riccardo Budini