2016 Year in Review: a selection of the most compelling work produced by NOOR photographers in 2016 | Andrea Bruce / NOOR
25 Years Since The Fall of the Soviet Union | Between 1994 and 2013 Stanley Greene travelled to the post-Soviet states of Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan to document life around the Caspian Sea.
25 Years Since The Fall of the Soviet Union | Yeltsin speaks against Soviet coup plotters in front of the Russian parliament, August 22, 1991 | Yuri Kozyrev / NOOR
NOOR Foundation and Nikon are excited to announce our 2017 educational program – the NOOR-Nikon Academy. Early this spring, the NOOR-Nikon Academy will launch with a series of free-of-charge workshops for young, aspiring documentary photographers taking place in the Netherlands, Germany, France and the United Kingdom.
The leather tanning industry in Pakistan employs about 500,000 Pakistanis who often do precarious work under deplorable labour conditions. Asim Rafiqui documents a leather tannery and leather factory in Karachi | Asim Rafiqui / NOOR
With the passing away of Cuban former president and revolutionary leader Fidel Castro, NOOR looks back at the evolution of the modern Cuban society of today. | Photo by Yuri Kozyrev / NOOR
Kalimantan, being the biggest island of Indonesia has an incredible beauty and bio diversity. Unfortunately interference by mankind has destroyed many pristine peatlands often by fires. Kadir van Lohuizen investigates what can be done to prevent future fires and restore the unique peatlands. | Kadir van Lohuizen / NOOR
Spared by civil wars and dictatorships, Botswana stands as the quiet child of a tumultuous African continent. Nonetheless, the country hosts a strange kind of freedom fighters and independent souls. It is a tattooed community, all leather dressed, heavy-metal fans. Welcome to Motswana! Ten years ago, one group existed. Today there are more than ten | Pep Bonet / NOOR