features

NOOR is a collective of visual storytellers specializing in contemporary global issues. We create personal and self-initiated photo essays and features and do international photography and multimedia assignments for editorial clients, NGO’s and other organizations committed to the fundamental power of photography to bear witness to the struggle for human rights and social justice. We seek to contribute to a growing understanding of the world by producing visual reports that stimulate positive social change, and impact views on human rights and other issues of global concern.

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Coffee farming and climate change

Kadir van Lohuizen

Coffee farmers in Vietnam and elsewhere in the world are facing a decline in…

the new cocoa women

Francesco Zizola

The New Cocoa Women is the name of a project sponsored by Luigi Zaini…

fighting to work: gender discrimination in india

Andrea Bruce

An argument split this impoverished corner of the village of Peepli Khera, prompting an…

refugees in germany

Yuri Kozyrev

Germany is straining to cope with the 1 million refugees who have arrived in…

za’atari: inside these walls

Nina Berman

The Syrian war has created an unprecedented refugee crisis with millions of Syrians displaced.…

protest against donald trump and islamophobia

Nina Berman

Hundreds of protesters rally in front of Trump Tower and then march through midtown…

a mass migration crisis

Yuri Kozyrev

We are witnessing the largest movement of people since the Second World War. Although…

climate change: coral and mangrove restoration in jamaica, seychelles and grenada

Kadir van Lohuizen

Rising Sea Levels: Coral Reefs and Mangroves, Issues and Solutions The Small Island Development States…

the caliphate of ashes

Benedicte Kurzen

March 2015 - Baga, Bama, Gwoza, Michika, Mubi, Buni Yadi, Monguno… Our convoy races…

laquan mcdonald protests #blacklivesmatter

Jon Lowenstein

In 2014, 17 year old Laquan McDonald was killed by Chicago police officer Jason…

young cuba

Sebastian Liste

Cuba and its capital Havana have undergone great cultural changes since the lift of…

romania’s disappearing girls

Andrea Bruce

Fueled by poverty and corruption, exacerbated by religious dogma, Romania is loosing a generation…