Friday photo: Portraits of Freedom Fighters, Karen State, Burma, by Jason Florio

  ‘For 62 years, in the Jungles of Karen State, Burma, the Karen people have been fighting for their very right to exist in what is now considered the worlds longest ongoing conflict…’  Jason Florio, Burma, 2012. Read more here.   See the whole series of portraits of the Karen Liberation Army (KNLA) and civilians atContinue reading “Friday photo: Portraits of Freedom Fighters, Karen State, Burma, by Jason Florio”

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Press: ‘Rare photographs document the rescue of hundreds of migrants’ (by MOAS) – Foreign Policy Magazine

  ‘For the media, it can be a difficult story to cover. Drownings in remote ocean locales are not places that reporters and photographers can reach easily or rapidly. All too often, the boats they seek to find are lost to the depths before anyone can arrive. So the images the world sees of theContinue reading “Press: ‘Rare photographs document the rescue of hundreds of migrants’ (by MOAS) – Foreign Policy Magazine”

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Youtube: Night rescue of boat migrants, off the Libyan coast © MOAS_eu/Jason Florio

Published on May 9, 2015 © MOAS.EU / Jason Florio – All rights reserved Three migrant women intoxicated by fuel fumes are taken onto the merchant vessel Orient Green by the Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) search and rescue team. They were aboard a rubber dinghy carrying 104 migrants (predominantly Gambians, from West Africa) whoContinue reading “Youtube: Night rescue of boat migrants, off the Libyan coast © MOAS_eu/Jason Florio”

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Photo of the Day: The smiles say it all – rescued boat migrants from Eritrea- Image © Jason Florio/MOAS-eu

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