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Moises Saman
Spanish, American. b. 1974
Nov 24, 2015
The Nobel Peace Prize Exhibition 2015 is about the National Dialogue Quartet. It tells the story of Tunisia after the Arab Spring, about the road from chaos and mass protests to a new constitution and free elections.
The Nobel Peace Prize for 2015 is awarded to the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet. The quartet is made up of four organizations which joined forces and took on the role of mediator when... More...
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Oct 15, 2015
In May of 2015 Moises Saman traveled to Rojava, the Kurdish region of north-east Syria, to photograph foreign volunteers in the YPG (Kurdish abbreviation for People’s Protection Units). He found a number of them who’d arrived from all over the world; Dutch, Spanish, Irish, New Zealander, British, Iranian, Estonian, Canadian and American. They were motivated to travel great distances at their own expense... More...
Featured Essays
Aug 14, 2015
Magnum photographer Moises Saman visited Iraqi Kurdistan, known as “Bashur”, or southern Kurdistan to Kurds, and to Kurdish-controlled parts of northern Syria, collectively known to Kurds as Rojava, or western Kurdistan, to document the latest phase of the Kurds’ battle against the Islamic State. In Rojava, he traveled to Kobane, where six months ago the main Kurdish group in Syria, the YPG, drove... More...
Jan 25, 2013
clashes broke out in cairo and other egyptian cities on the second anniversary of the january 25th revolution. More...
Dec 1, 2012
Today thousands of Muslim Brotherhood supporters converged in Giza for a huge rally in support of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi. Space was limited and some people climbed trees in order to get a better view.
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