Stories from our Conflict Stories Series.
Conflicted regions are often seen only for their conflict and the rest is seldom part of the story. This month we turn our attention to the overlooked stories born from conflict. From across the world, spanning decades, we take a look at the stories that matter.
André Luis Alves was in a children’s hospital in southern Ukraine when two reporters next to him photographed a wounded child without the nurse’s permission – but Alves prefers a different route to get his shots. IMAGO spoke to him about ethical war journalism and giving a voice to those undercut by sensationalized coverage in Ukraine.
They are a staple in the cultural traditions. They are breadwinners and martial artists, crafters and cooks, business owners, students and activists. They breathe life into Gaza, but most of us don’t even know their names. Award-winning Gaza-native photojournalist Ashraf Amra urges us to take a closer look at the women who run the show – these are the women of Gaza.
Many non-Ukrainian nationals have been forced to flee their homes in Ukraine. With little assistance available, how might new technologies be helping them?
Yemen’s Jewish community has a long history of displacement and survival amidst conflict. Photographer Katharina Eglau documented Yemeni Jews in Raydah before they migrated to Israel, lending a glimpse into an extremely fragile yet intricate and resilient community. Less than 50 Jews still live in Yemen today.
Conflicted regions are often seen only for their conflict and the rest is seldom part of the story. As war in Yemen has raged since 2014, not much else is known in the West about the small but complex country with its own unique culture and landscapes. This is a different side to Yemen.
“We were going to the bomb shelter, but by chance a cab driver came and took us to the railway station. We had six minutes to gather our things.”