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Refugees and Immigrants stuck in Serbia.

Refugees and Immigrants stuck in Serbia.

Mainly Afghan and Pakistan refugees and immigrants find themselves stuck in Serbia. They try to cross to Hungary or Croatia but are denied access. They stay in Serbia illegally, refusing to register, because that will most likely give them the best chance to remain here or get thru into EU at some point. Read the...
Documentary "Two Steps To Death" is running tonight on YLE1.

Documentary “Two Steps To Death” is running tonight on YLE1.

My documentary Two Steps To Death (Kaksi askelta kuolemaan) covering the first days of the operation to drive ISIS out from Kurdistan and the work of the EOD team Fire Force clearing the explosives as ISIS withdraws is premiering at YLE1 tonight at 22.00. Thanks to producer Ari Lehikoinen once again for working his ass off...
Photoessay on Kurdish EOD-team out in Vasabladet and ÖT.

Photoessay on Kurdish EOD-team out in Vasabladet and ÖT.

Photoessay on EOD team Fire Force in Kurdistan out in Vasabladet and Österbottens Tidning in Finland today.
Kurdish Fire Force EOD team enters Tis Kherab village. Reportage out today in Svenska Dagbladet.

Kurdish Fire Force EOD team enters Tis Kherab village. Reportage out today in Svenska Dagbladet.

The Kurdish Fire Force EOD team is the first to enter the village Tis Kherab, close to Bashiqa, after ISIS has been pushed out. Read the photoessay in Svenska Dagbladet newspaper.
Reportage on Liberation of Fazilia out now in Helsingin Sanomat

Reportage on Liberation of Fazilia out now in Helsingin Sanomat

Last week the village of Fazilia, close to Bashiqa, was liberated. Many of the villages around are empty from civilians but Fazilia was still filled with people who refused to leave their homes which made the enetering more difficult and time consuming to avoid civilian casualties. See the images at Helsingin Sanomat news paper.
Reportage on Operation Bashiqa out tomorrow in Helsingin Sanomat

Reportage on Operation Bashiqa out tomorrow in Helsingin Sanomat

Helsingin Sanomat news paper will tomorrow publish my photoessay from the first line on the eastern front of Operation Bashiqa. The operation is a part of the Mosul offensive. Get a Helsingin Sanomat from the news stand or follow the web.
Photo essay "Children of The Revolution" out today.

Photo essay “Children of The Revolution” out today.

Children of The Revolution is a story about the Kurdish Guerilla, PKK in the mountains of Qandil by the border of Iraq and Iran. Helsingin Sanomat.  
Reportage on Scandinavian Battalion in Kurdistan in HBL.

Reportage on Scandinavian Battalion in Kurdistan in HBL.

Reportage on Scandinavian Battalion formed in Kurdistan under Peshmerga published in Hufvudstadsbladet.    
Photo essay "Into The Dark" out today in Helsingin Sanomat

Photo essay “Into The Dark” out today in Helsingin Sanomat

I am back in Northern Iraq coverig the ongoing conflict between the Kurdish community and DAESH. The frontline slowly tightens araund Mosul but it will still take time before the retake of it is reality. Many small villages will have to be cleared out before that. Into The Dark is a story about two boys...
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