noor 2014 year in review

A selection of some of the most important and powerful stories created, published and exhibited by NOOR’s twelve member photographers in 2014.

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chibok and beyond

Benedicte Kurzen

"This could be the best place in the world for stargazing. In the inky…

za’atari: tears in the sand

Stanley Greene

Za’atari is a refugee camp on the northern Jordan border with Syria, which is…

life, death and the grim routine

Benedicte Kurzen

The humid heat, the heavy sun and the hope - mainly the hope. When…

slavery on the sugarcane plantation

Kadir van Lohuizen

Its estimated that around 650,000 Haitians work on the sugarcane plantations in the Dominican…

depth of silence

Francesco Zizola

In memory of the victims of the 3 October 2013 Lampedusa shipwreck.On 3 October…

the life they left

Andrea Bruce

Nebaj, the Guatemalan municipality that includes the village of El Paraiso, sits in a…

the crossing between isis and kurdistan

Andrea Bruce

Over the course of the day, thousands will move through this opening in Maktab…

za’atari: new lives

Alixandra Fazzina

Unsure of when they will be able to return as the conflict continues, the…

kurdish pesh merga

Andrea Bruce

When ISIS attacked Kurdish controlled areas in Iraq last month, Kurdish pesh merga forces…

pussy riot – life after prison

Yuri Kozyrev

Nazdezhda Toloknnikova and Maria Alekhina were imprisoned for 21 months for crimes of hooliganism…

syria conflict: government troops retake homs old city

Yuri Kozyrev

Rebel fighters had completed their withdrawal from the central city of Homs, according to…

on the inside: venezuelan prisons under inmate control

Sebastian Liste

Vista Hermosa is one of the Venezuela’s most notorious prisons. It was built in…