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...
The third part of the Battle of Sinjar is released today in Helsingin Sanomat newspaper. This part is about PKK and the womens section YJA STAR.
Today you can read in Helsingin Sanomat the second part of the reportage “The Battle of Sinjar”. The soldiers have gone home for vacation and are catching up with their friends and families. Read it HERE (in Finnish only)
The Kurdish coalition have occupied 15% of Sinjar which was taken over be ISIS in August last year. The battle continues in the hope of in the future free the city and cut the support lines for ISIS between Ragga and Mosul. The photo reportage is now out in the Finnish newspaper Helsingin Sanomat. Bewar...
I am proud to announce that our documentary Syria – Faces of War has just won the Prix Europa 2014 in the category Best European TV Current Affairs Programme. Thanks to the whole team of YLE. WATCH THE DOCUMENTARY HERE http://prixeuropa.eu/competition/winners
Helsingin Sanomat newspaper is publishing my second photoessay on the current situation in Northern Iraq, the ISIS front and the Yazidi refugee situation. HERE you can check it out.
My recent photo reportage from North Iraq, Hunting Insurgency, will be published on Sunday 6th of July in Finland by Helsingin Sanomat newspaper and in Sweden by Svenska Dagbladet. It’s a story about the current situation and the Kurdish police in their everyday work hunting down insurgents in the outskirts of the southern territory of...
We will be covering Ukraine and the elections with Anna-Lena Laurén for Svenska Dagbladet in Sweden and Hufvudstadsbladet in Finland until the elections on 25th of May. Tomorrow a reportage on Donbas region, check it out. Pro Russian fighter sleeping in the arms room at their newly occupied head quarter in Mariupol.
Referendum in Marjupol, Ukraine. A line extending around two blocks waiting to vote. Those who has arrived seems to be determined on voting yes, and does it very openly. Read more on www.dn.se
The clashes possibly between National Guard, some other groups and The Police left several dead and injured. Read about the aftermath in Dagens Nyheter tomorrow.
For some days forward you can follow our reporting from Ukraine in the swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter. www.dn.se Probably the only lucky ones are the Swedes to be able to do this though… sorry for that.