2016 Year in Review by NOOR


A selection of the most compelling work produced by NOOR photographers in 2016.
  • RNC 2016
  • The Hellbangers of Botswana
  • BRA2016G00003
  • Brexit Protest
  • MM8472_160312_046937
  • unholy_D81_9124 copy
  • KOY2016026C | The Numto Park
  • Zika virus in Brazil
  • LOJ2
  • Lashkar Gah, Helmand, Afghanistan
  • RAA2016012C | Toxic Leather Tannery in Pakistan
  • Noor Morocco Solar Plant, Ouarzazate, Morocco

hellbangers, botswana’s underground metal culture

Pep Bonet

Spared by civil wars and dictatorships, Botswana stands as the quiet child of a…

sexual violence in haiti

Benedicte Kurzen

Sexual and gender-based violence is an overlooked emergency in Haiti. MSF has opened in…

factory girls

Andrea Bruce

India is trying to transform itself into a manufacturing economy, and for this, it…

2016: the year of trump

Nina Berman

From the protests against Donald Trump’s anti-Muslim speech to the demonstrations following election day,…

u.s. presidential elections in the south

Andrea Bruce

In the southern United States, North Carolina went for Trump in the US presidential…



Opposing the outcome of the referendum on Brexit, the 48 percent of voters who…

the new europeans

Robin Hammond

Indians in Britain, Algerians in France, Somalis in Sweden- for National Geographic, Robin Hammond travelled…

the numto nature preserve

Yuri Kozyrev

The oil company Surgutneftegas already extracts oil from the park but now they want…

zika outbreak in brazil


This year the World Health Organization declared the Zika virus a global public health…

funeral for baton rouge police officer matthew gerald

Jon Lowenstein

Funeral for Baton Rouge Police officer Matthew Gerald who was killed in the line…

afghanistan, a week in a hospital

Kadir van Lohuizen

Afghanistan has been at war since the Russians invaded in 1979. As U.S. and…

sustainable development: morocco’s road to cop22

Francesco Zizola

The 22nd Session of the Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention…