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Photo essay on Calais Jungle in Helsingin Sanomat.

Photo essay on Calais Jungle in Helsingin Sanomat.

Photo essay on Calais Jungle in Helsingin Sanomat.  
New York Times - Lens Blog publishing Calais Jungle.

New York Times – Lens Blog publishing Calais Jungle.

NYT-Lens Blog is publishing Images from Calais Jungle. Thanks to James Estrin for putting it together.  
Photo essay on refugees facing the cold in the Balkans out today.

Photo essay on refugees facing the cold in the Balkans out today.

The monthly magazine “Kuukausiliite” of Helsingin Sanomat is publishing my latest photo essay on the refugees facing cold in the Balkans. Though the road has many improvements for them at this point new obstacles as the weather is still making it really hard. Find the essay HERE
Lack of communication over the borders.

Lack of communication over the borders.

Lack of communication over the borders makes it hard for authorities to estimate the flow. Refugees can be stranded for several hours or days sometimes outside and without access to food or water waiting for the crossing.
The weather turns into one more obstacle for the refugees.

The weather turns into one more obstacle for the refugees.

The weather turns into one more obstacle on the journey thru Europe. Stay tuned for upcoming reportage.
Police looses control over crowd boarding train in Tovarnik

Police looses control over crowd boarding train in Tovarnik

It begins to rain and masses of refugees are aiming for the train. Frustration and bad weather ends up in chaos. A mother has to board the train without her baby, she screens from the window for someone to help her get her baby on the train. Finally the police gets translation and pointed out...
Refugees got passage to Hungary from Croatia

Refugees got passage to Hungary from Croatia

In Beli Manastria, Croatia refugees got a passage over the border to Hungary by train today. But the wave of immigration is not about to end and the same unsolved problem will remain tomorrow.  
Refugees crossing the border to Croatia

Refugees crossing the border to Croatia

After the Hungarian border closed the refugees turned their path into Croatia. The 38C temperatur combined with people stuck waiting at busses to take them to Zagreb and no support or NGO’s covering the situation leads to tension and panic to get on the few busses that are available. Follow WWW.HBL.FI A family loose their...

Web documentary, “They Look Death In The Eye” out now.

Web documentary, They Look Death In The Eye out now, based on my recent documentary on the battle of Sinjar has been released. http://yle.fi/aihe/they_look_death_in_the_eye
Reporting from refugee crisis in Hungary

Reporting from refugee crisis in Hungary

My first report from Hungary is published today in Hufvudstadsbladet newspaper in Finland. crossing the border from serbia to hungary.

Documentary “Diary From The Dark” out tonight.

My recent documentary “Diary From The Dark” is launched tonight on YLE1 at 22.00, Ulkolinja documentaries. It’s a story about the battle in Sinjar and the Kurdish front. The background story and trailer can be seen here on YLE’s page. It’s still subtitled in Finnish only but there will be an international version coming out...

Grateful for the The Society Award I just received.

I was just awarded with the Society Award by Kulturfonden. What especially strikes me with warmth is that it is not an award for photography, it is not even an award for journalism. It is an award for making an impact on the society. And making that impact is at the end of the day...