Ezekiel, alias Maritza, hopes to be a model one day. Normally when a gay prisoner enter into a Venezuelan prison they are beign humiliated and very often they get killed. Since Wilmito took control of Vista Hermosa, gay inmates have their own task as run the prison laundry and cooking, otherwise they are confined to their quarters separated from the prison common areas. Vista Hermosa Prison, Ciudad Bolivar, Venezuela | April 2013 | Sebastian Liste / NOOR
Members of Yemen's CSF inspect the bombed-out shell of the Governor's Office in Zinjibar, Yemen. July 2012 | Yuri Kozyrev / NOOR
Sandip island is located in the Bay of Bengal, north of Chittagong. The island has a population of around 350.000 people and is eroding away at a high pace. Bangladesh, April 2013 | Kadir van Lohuizen / NOOR
Children playing on the banks of a tributary of the Nile, near Wau. South Sudan, March 2011 | Francesco Zizola / NOOR
Inmates and participants in America's only female chain gang bury an infant in an indigent burial at the White Tanks Cemetery in Maricopa County, Arizona. | May 2015, Arizona USA | Jon Lowenstein / NOOR
There are no foreign journalists around, today, in Aleppo. The battle peaked at the end of December, the Syrian conflict seems to have reached a stalemate. Reporters come, and see poverty and destruction, but also people who are slowly returning to normalcy. October 2013, Aleppo, Syria | Stanley Greene / NOOR
Aneesa , a widow, collects dirt from the Hill to make bricks and build her home in Kabul, Afghanistan, July 10, 2011 | Andrea Bruce / NOOR
Fotografia Europea 2015 hosts NOOR. The Municipality of Reggio Emilia, in collaboration with aBcM, presents the HOST project, inviting NOOR to bring its select group of highly accomplished photojournalists and documentary storytellers for a series of activities to the city, from 14-17 May 2015, Reggio Emilia, Italy.