Crossmaglen, United Kingdom
By Cathal McNaughton
I’ve been aware of the story of the “Disappeared” most of my life. In fact, I grew up with it.
By Kai Pfaffenbach
There were other big names supposed to be the super stars of this Euro 2012 – Portugal’s Christiano Ronaldo, Germany’s Bastian Schweinsteiger, Holland’s Robin van Persie or France’s Franck Ribery – they have all flown home by now and before the final between Spain and Italy there is only one guy left who will be recognized as the tournament’s big star: Mario Balotelli from Italy.
Through my video “The children of Dadaab: Life through the Lens” I wanted to tell the story of the Somali children living in Kenya’s Dadaab. Living in the world’s largest refugee camp, they are the ones bearing the brunt of Africa’s worst famine in sixty years.
The most beautiful photographic moments jump out in front of you unexpectedly and then, as quickly as they appeared, vanish into thin air. Wonderful photographs exist for an instant before they’re gone forever… alluring eye candy seductively winking at you in plain sight waiting for an easy invite to go home with you, be framed, and then proudly shown off for a lifetime.
Bostan Khanr, who is fleeing a military offensive in South Waziristan, waits for a medical check up, at the Army Field Camp Hospital for internally displaced persons (IDPs), in Dera Ismail Khan, located in Pakistan’s restive North West Frontier Province, November 3, 2009. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro
Los Angeles Dodgers hitter Manny Ramirez gets ready to hit in the eighth inning of play against the Philadelphia Phillies as fans hold up signs in Game 5 of their Major League Baseball NLCS playoff series in Philadelphia, October 21, 2009. REUTERS/Brian Snyder