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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
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