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Kategorie: Faces of the East

Sulaymaniya market

Two shopkeepers in traditional Kurdish attire are looking out for clients on the central market in Sulaymaniya. (Shot taken in May 2017)

Living on a giant rock

These are Dindar, Harijan and their kids on their balcony in Amadiya in the Kurdistan region of Iraq. The ancient town is located entirely on a giant rock. Dindar and Harijn are lucky enough to have a house right by the edge of the rock’s cliff from where one can…

Keeping a Kalashnikov at your house, just in case

This Yazidi refugee from the Sinjar region presented his family’s Kalashnikov, taken out of a hiding place in a corner of their little hut. He said that they kept it because they would maybe need it again in the future to defend themselves. Looking at the history of persecution and…