Five years after the start of the Syrian conflict, a selection of NOOR’s most compelling stories on what has been called the worst humanitarian crisis in modern times. | Yuri Kozyrev / NOOR
Coffee farmers are facing a decline in production due to climate change. Kadir Van Lohuizen travelled to Vietnam to document how farmers are adapting to the changing weather patterns. | Kadir van Lohuizen / NOOR
Over the last decades, war on drugs has resulted in vast amounts of time, resources and blood spent in pursuing the goal of a “drug free” world.
In their long-term project, Sebastián Liste, Kadir van Lohuizen and Jon Lowenstein have been exploring the ongoing violence fueled by drug cartels and gang wars and impact of drug consumption in Latin America.
In the late 90’s, Portugal had the highest rate of drug-related deaths in the EU. Important measures were taken in 2000, amongst them the decriminalization of drug use.
Pep Bonet followed the social workers of 'Crescer Na Maior', a Lisbon-based non-profit organization working to encourage heroin addicts to participate in harm reduction activities. | Pep Bonet / NOOR
Manasa Thotla rests upon a day's worth of picked cotton. Her mother, the family farmer, committed suicide four years ago.
Some of India's regions are suffering from the worst drought in decades and the number of suicide cases among cotton and sugar cane farmers is increasing. | Andrea Bruce / NOOR
On April 14, 2014, Boko Haram militants kidnapped 276 school girls from a secondary school in Chibok, Nigeria. About 50 of the girls escaped, but 219 were captured and are still missing. | Benedicte Kurzen / NOOR
The City of Chicago’s Police Department is under federal investigation following the shooting of Laquan McDonald, and owing to its long history of racism and abusive conduct. Meanwhile new figures show the city's murder rate is up 84% this year. | Jon Lowenstein / NOOR
Between 1993 and 2008 Stanley Greene covered the ongoing conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia over the Nagorno-Karabakh region.
His photographic project ‘Chalk Lines: The Caucasus’ is a striking testimony of the profound human catastrophe playing out in the Caucasus region.