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Migrants (1 of 43)
Calais, France
By Carsten Snejbjerg
05 Apr 2010

This young afghan boy is 12 years old and have done the trip from Afghanistan on his own.

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Migrants (26 of 43)
Calais, France
By Carsten Snejbjerg
03 Apr 2010

Migrant trying to get cover for the rain in the 'jungle'. The 'jungle' are the place where the migrants are sleeping at night. Since the French police cleared and then bulldozed the makeshift forest camp - known as the "Jungle" - near the northern city of Calais the migrants have been force to sleep on the street, under bridges and in the area of the trains.

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Migrants (23 of 43)
Calais, France
By Carsten Snejbjerg
03 Apr 2010

Several of the boys have injuries, from the nightly police chases, as well as from the many and eventually desperate failed attempts to hide in the back or clinging to the underside of a lorry bound for their final destination, the UK. Many of them have spent several months in Calais – one up to two years without being granted asylum or making it to the UK.

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Migrants (16 of 43)
Calais, France
By Carsten Snejbjerg
03 Apr 2010

Every night the police is raiding the 'jungle' and every time the migrants have to run not to get arrested. The 'jungle' is the migrants home. Here they have to sleep under or on the trains. So many of the migrants have bruises, wounds, or broken fingers etc because of the runing away from the police.

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Migrants (34 of 43)
Calais, France
By Carsten Snejbjerg
02 Apr 2010

Some of the migrants are climbing the fence into the square where they two time a day are getting free food. The rain is pouring down and the boys want to get under cover.

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Migrants (33 of 43)
Calais, France
By Carsten Snejbjerg
02 Apr 2010

Migrants on their way to the city of Calais. They all sleep outside the city

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Migrants (32 of 43)
Calais, France
By Carsten Snejbjerg
02 Apr 2010

One of the migrants bed. This old building gives some shelter for the weather. And because only few migrants sleeps here the police have not found the place yet.

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Migrants (31 of 43)
Calais, France
By Carsten Snejbjerg
02 Apr 2010

Afghan boys, fleeing from war and poverty in their homeland, sleep under old train wagons and in tents in the outskirts of the French port city of Calais. Facing nightly police harrasment and being fully dependent on charity organisations, they are waiting to gain passage to Britain either by help of a human smuggler or by clinging unto the underside of a lorry.
Wahid, age 19. He fled Afghanistan because of Taleban. He had been in Calais 4 months.

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Migrants (30 of 43)
Calais, France
By Carsten Snejbjerg
02 Apr 2010

Migrant trying to get cover for the rain in the 'jungle'. The 'jungle' are the place where the migrants are sleeping at night. Since the French police cleared and then bulldozed the makeshift forest camp - known as the "Jungle" - near the northern city of Calais the migrants have been force to sleep on the street, under bridges and in the area of the trains.

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Migrants (29 of 43)
Calais, France
By Carsten Snejbjerg
02 Apr 2010

Migrants trying to get cover for the rain in the 'jungle'. The 'jungle' are the place where the migrants are sleeping at night. Since the French police cleared and then bulldozed the makeshift forest camp - known as the "Jungle" - near the northern city of Calais the migrants have been force to sleep on the street, under bridges and in the area of the trains.

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Migrants (28 of 43)
calais, France
By Carsten Snejbjerg
02 Apr 2010

Migrants trying to get cover for the rain in the 'jungle'. The 'jungle' are the place where the migrants are sleeping at night. Since the French police cleared and then bulldozed the makeshift forest camp - known as the "Jungle" - near the northern city of Calais the migrants have been force to sleep on the street, under bridges and in the area of the trains.

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Migrants (25 of 43)
Calais, France
By Carsten Snejbjerg
02 Apr 2010

Migrant trying to get cover for the rain in the 'jungle'. The 'jungle' are the place where the migrants are sleeping at night. Since the French police cleared and then bulldozed the makeshift forest camp - known as the "Jungle" - near the northern city of Calais the migrants have been force to sleep on the street, under bridges and in the area of the trains.

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Migrants (24 of 43)
Calais, France
By Carsten Snejbjerg
02 Apr 2010

Migrants trying to get cover for the rain in the 'jungle'. The 'jungle' are the place where the migrants are sleeping at night. Since the French police cleared and then bulldozed the makeshift forest camp - known as the "Jungle" - near the northern city of Calais the migrants have been force to sleep on the street, under bridges and in the area of the trains.

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Migrants (22 of 43)
Calais, France
By Carsten Snejbjerg
02 Apr 2010

Young afghan boys are being arrested by the police. These boy sleep in a tent under one of the brigdes. The boys where imprison undtil next morning.

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Migrants (21 of 43)
Calais, France
By Carsten Snejbjerg
02 Apr 2010

Young afghan boys are being arrested by the police. These boy sleep in a tent under one of the brigdes. The boys where imprison undtil next morning.

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Migrants (20 of 43)
Calais, France
By Carsten Snejbjerg
02 Apr 2010

Young afghan boys are being arrested by the police. These boy sleep in a tent under one of the brigdes. The boys where imprison undtil next morning.

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Migrants (19 of 43)
Calais, France
By Carsten Snejbjerg
02 Apr 2010

Young afghan boys are being arrested by the police. . The boys where imprison undtil next morning.

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Migrants (18 of 43)
Calais, France
By Carsten Snejbjerg
02 Apr 2010

A french policeman where killed by a car early this year during one of the nightly chases after the migrants. Most of the time the migrants are trying to run away from the police on to the other side of the freeway to hide in the bushes.

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Migrants (14 of 43)
Calais, France
By Carsten Snejbjerg
02 Apr 2010

In Calais they are completely dependent on the solidarity of charity organizations which organize food distribution three times a day. One should think twice, however, before providing assistance to the migrants, which according to French law is punishable with up to five years of imprisonment and a 30,000 euros fine.

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Migrants (12 of 43)
Calais, France
By Carsten Snejbjerg
02 Apr 2010

The migrants get a fast wash before the breakfast.

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Migrants (10 of 43)
Calais, France
By Carsten Snejbjerg
02 Apr 2010

The migrants get a fast wash before the breakfast.

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Migrants (17 of 43)
Calais, France
By Carsten Snejbjerg
01 Apr 2010

Evening in the 'Jungle'. The migrants gather around the fire to keep warm.

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Migrants (6 of 43)
Calais, France
By Carsten Snejbjerg
31 Mar 2010

The days goes in circles. Time is spendt on waiting for the next free meal and the next oportunity for getting to England. Most of the time the migrants are staying close to the food distribution. Doing nothing.

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Dadaab
Dadaab
By carloscastro
30 Nov 2009

Can a shelter become a prison? "We cannot leave the camp neither go back to our country nor prosper". At the same time, can a shelter become homeland? "In this place I grow myself, I studied, worked and became father. I feel home". This is a contradiction faced by refugees of the largest camp worldwide, Dadaab, in north-eastern Kenya.
This is the case of Omar, Hassan and Mohamed, three Somalian young men who arrived to Dadaab in 1991, when the war started in Somalia and the camp was created. Their memories of their previous lives are reduced to some blurry images. In these two decades, they have become part of an incipient middle class, but despite that, their aim is to get one of the prized visas to start a new life in another country.
While they think on leaving, 6.000 people arrive every month from Somalia. N-0 is one of the areas where new arrivals are settled and Mohamed Alí is its leader. For them, the camp means safety, but restarting life there is difficult either.
A few of them leave; a lot arrive; all of them "hoping the best but prepared for the worst".

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Burj al Barajneh, Beirut, Lebanon
By Dominika Plonska
07 Jan 2009

Palestinians living in Burj al Barajneh, a refugee camp in Beirut, Lebanon, organized a protest against the Israeli military attacks on Gaza during the winter of 2008-2009. The demonstration turned into a hopeless, silent march, with the company of only a few television cameras and their voices were barely heard.

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Little man holding the fake rocket
Burj al Barajneh, Beirut, Lebanon
By Dominika Plonska
07 Jan 2009

Palestinians living in Burj al Barajneh, a refugee camp in Beirut, Lebanon, organized a protest against the Israeli military attacks on Gaza during the winter of 2008-2009. The demonstration turned into a hopeless, silent march, with the company of only a few television cameras and their voices were barely heard.

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Among fake rockets
Burj al Barajneh, Beirut, Lebanon
By Dominika Plonska
02 Jan 2009

Palestinians living in Burj al Barajneh, a refugee camp in Beirut, Lebanon, organized a protest against the Israeli military attacks on Gaza during the winter of 2008-2009. The demonstration turned into a hopeless, silent march, with the company of only a few television cameras and their voices were barely heard.

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On Fire
Burj al Barajneh, Beirut, Lebanon
By Dominika Plonska
01 Jan 2009

Palestinians living in Burj al Barajneh, a refugee camp in Beirut, Lebanon, organized a protest against the Israeli military attacks on Gaza during the winter of 2008-2009. The demonstration turned into a hopeless, silent march, with the company of only a few television cameras and their voices were barely heard.

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Someone little
Burj al Barajneh, Beirut, Lebanon
By Dominika Plonska
01 Jan 2009

Palestinians living in Burj al Barajneh, a refugee camp in Beirut, Lebanon, organized a protest against the Israeli military attacks on Gaza during the winter of 2008-2009. The demonstration turned into a hopeless, silent march, with the company of only a few television cameras and their voices were barely heard.

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Landscape Of A Refugee Camp
Burj al Barajneh, Beirut, Lebanon
By Dominika Plonska
01 Jan 2009

Palestinians living in Burj al Barajneh, a refugee camp in Beirut, Lebanon, organized a protest against the Israeli military attacks on Gaza during the winter of 2008-2009. The demonstration turned into a hopeless, silent march, with the company of only a few television cameras and their voices were barely heard.

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A smile
Burj al Barajneh, Beirut, Lebanon
By Dominika Plonska
31 Dec 2008

Palestinians living in Burj al Barajneh, a refugee camp in Beirut, Lebanon, organized a protest against the Israeli military attacks on Gaza during the winter of 2008-2009. The demonstration turned into a hopeless, silent march, with the company of only a few television cameras and their voices were barely heard.

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Cold River
Tripoli, Lebanon
By JonathanII
11 Sep 2007

The 2007 siege on the Palestinian refugee camp, Nahr El Bared.

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Tskhaltubo
Tskhaltubo, Georgia
By Carsten Snejbjerg
14 Feb 2007

An estimated 300,000 people were displaced as a result of Georgias wars against two separatist military campaigns, one in the Black Sea region of Abkhazia in the northwest, and the other in the northeast region of South Ossetia. The war over Abkhazian, between 1992 and 1994, led to the displacement of mainly ethnic Georgians.

There are no running water in the rooms. The families have to collect the water from a post outside.

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Rohingya #09
Sittwe
By Lauren DeCicca
01 Jan 2000

Myanmar has been in a stage of rapid transition throughout the past couple of years with advancements in development and western trade. However, the Rohingya Muslims, an ethnic minority in the western Rakhine State of Burma, have remained one of the most persecuted minorities in the world. June 11, 2012 marked the first in a series of “The Rahkine State riots”, conflicts between Rahkine Buddhists and the Muslim minority, leaving approximately 100,000 Muslims displaced and living in internal displacement camps. They are jobless, living in makeshift tents, and surviving on rations from NGO’s and private donors. Issues surrounding sanitation, nutrition and healthcare are serious problems these people are facing. The Rohingyas struggle between wanting resettlement and wanting to move to a more welcoming country. They have been stripped of their human rights and this essay aims to document the prolonged deterioration of their freedoms instead of the select instances of violence.

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Rohingya #20
Maungdaw
By Lauren DeCicca
01 Jan 2000

Myanmar has been in a stage of rapid transition throughout the past couple of years with advancements in development and western trade. However, the Rohingya Muslims, an ethnic minority in the western Rakhine State of Burma, have remained one of the most persecuted minorities in the world. June 11, 2012 marked the first in a series of “The Rahkine State riots”, conflicts between Rahkine Buddhists and the Muslim minority, leaving approximately 100,000 Muslims displaced and living in internal displacement camps. They are jobless, living in makeshift tents, and surviving on rations from NGO’s and private donors. Issues surrounding sanitation, nutrition and healthcare are serious problems these people are facing. The Rohingyas struggle between wanting resettlement and wanting to move to a more welcoming country. They have been stripped of their human rights and this essay aims to document the prolonged deterioration of their freedoms instead of the select instances of violence.