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Accounts Of A Syrian Teenager | From Fighter To Refugee | Part #2

  Written by Lay Sion Ng @ Issues Under Tissues Chinese Malaysian, American Literature at Osaka University, Japan.   Accounts Of A Teenager Inside Syria’s Battleground Part #1   “I was sleeping in a place where rats were running everywhere. The living condition there was so disgusting and awful that…

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The Endless Search For A Place To Call Home | Syrian Refugees | Turkey

  Photographer Esa Ylijaasko is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From the project  ‘November is a beginning’.  To see Esa’s  projects click on any image.         I’m sitting in a 32 square meter apartment in Istanbul that has no toilet or…

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Refugees – Crossing Borders Towards A New Struggle

  Documentary Photographer and Photojournalist Cinzia D’Ambrosi is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From her ongoing project ‘Hate Hurts‘ .   For more info on Hate Hurts click on any photograph.   Over the last two years, I have chronicled the personal costs of psychological and physical…

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Holding On To Tradition & Heritage – Syria’s Bedouins In Refugee Camps

  Documentary and Commercial Photographer Sarah Herman is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From her project ‘Badawai Bedouin Syrians – Southern Lebanon‘. To see Sarah’s documentaries click on any image.     Bedouin Syrians are an ancient tribal community hailing from the desert regions of…

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The Struggles Of Burma’s Former Political Prisoners Rebuilding Their Lives As Illegal Refugees

  Documentary Photographer James MacKay is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project ‘The Prison Without Bars’.  To see James’ body of work click on any image.       Burma’s non violent revolution has seen thousands detained for their political activities and beliefs.…

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Afghan & Pakistani Refugees In Belgrade

  Photographer Nebojsa Markovic  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.   To see Nebojsa’s albums click on any image.   Belgrade, Serbia in January 18, 2017 Migrants from Afghanistan and Pakistan moving on toward Western Europe.   Refugees showering outside in minus 14 degrees…

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Refugees’ Daily Lives In Greece

Photojournalist Joris van Gennip is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  These images are from his project ‘The Aegean Prison‘. To see Joris’ body of work click on any image.                       See also: Waiting for the…

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South Sudanese Refugees In Uganda

  Journalist, Writer and Photographer Sumy Sadurni  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  These images are from her project ‘Uganda – South Sudan Border‘.  To see Sumy’s body of work click on any image.         More than 300,000 South Sudan refugees…

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Love, Loss & Hope: The Stories From Syrian Refugees In Jordan

  Documentary & Street Photographer Fernando Vacaflores is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  These images are from his book ‘The Portrait Of The Forgotten‘.  To see Fernando’s body of work click on any image.   The Ali Family            …

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Refugee Stories – The Yazidis In Turkey

  Documentary Photographer Aydin Cetinbostanoglu is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography. From his project ‘A Human Tragedy in the 21st Century, Yazidi Refugee Camps in Turkey‘.  To see Aydin’s gallery of projects click on any image.         “We are not the children of Adam…

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Refugee Stories – The Hunger Strike

  Photographer Sander de Wilde is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From his personal work, project ‘Losing Faith‘.  To see Sander’s body of work click on any image.         23 refugees seeking asylum in Belgium stopped eating on the 14th of January 2012. They found shelter in…

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Syrian Refugee Children – Running Away From War, Death & Starvation

  Photographer Szymon Barylski is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary   photography.  From project ‘Fleeing Death‘.  To see Szymon’s projects click on any image.         The refugee camp in Idomeni on the Greek-Macedonian border, to which thousands of immigrants, mainly Syrians, are coming.…

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Inhumane & Hazardous Roma Refugee Camp In Montenegro

  Documentary Photographer Nick St.Oegger is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  These images are from his project ‘Down in the Dumps‘.  To see Nick’s gallery of projects click on any image.         Montenegro is currently home to around 16,000 refugees from the 1990…

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‘The Jungle’ Refugee Camp In Calais, France

  Photographer Mahé Aguera is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From project ‘Jungle de Calais’.  To see Mahé’s gallery of work click on any image.     South Zone of The Jungle, Calais, France, March 2016 This was my first time back since the dismantling of…

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Sahra – A Somalian Refugee Trying To Gain Foothold In Munich

  Photojournalist and Documentary Photographer Inés Dümig is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From her project ‘Apart Together‘. To see Inés’ gallery of projects click on any image.         Is human dignity invaluable? The world around us would seem to suggest otherwise. With this…

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Social Documentary Photography – Paris’ Refugee Camps

  Documentary Photographer and Visual Storyteller Mauricio Alvarez  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  These images are from his project titled “Invisible Neighbours”. To see Mauricio’s projects click on any image.           Invisible Neighbors They’re our Neighbors but we never see…

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DELETE | A Social Tool Of Modern Society

  Written by Lay Sion Ng @ Issues Under Tissues Chinese Malaysian, American Literature at Osaka University, Japan.   Has technology affected our humanity or society?   Today we are more dependent on technology than ever before. This has led me to wonder about the changes it has brought, and…

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Desert Life | The Saharawi People | Tinduf, Algeria

  Visual Media Artist and Photographer Bernat Millet is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Bitter Sweet Soft’.  To see Bernat’s body of work, click on any image.             ‘Bitter Sweet Soft’ is a series of environmental portraits…

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Female Genital Mutilation

  Written by Lay Sion Ng @ Issues Under Tissues Chinese Malaysian, American Literature at Osaka University, Japan.   Female Circumcision: whose problem, whose solution?   Female circumcision, also called female genital cutting or female genital mutilation, is currently a worldwide topic. The World Health Organization and governments have recently…

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Accounts Of A Teenager Inside Syria’s Battleground | Part #1

  Written by Lay Sion Ng @ Issues Under Tissues Chinese Malaysian, American Literature at Osaka University, Japan.   What it Means to be a Refugee: A Story of Iboo   I became friend with Iboo, a twenty-two-year-old Syrian, only a week before I had a conversation with him regarding…

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A House In Cuba

  Photographer Manu De Caluwe is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Casa Fernanda’.  To see Manu’s body of work, click on any image.         “From Chili, to Belgium, to Cuba” Fernanda her parents were refugees from Chili. After 2…

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MIGRATIONS By Sebastião Salgado | Photography Book Recommendation By Edge Of Humanity Magazine

  Like most of Salgado’s work, MIGRATIONS from the beginning, sets itself as a bible for documentary photography.  The black and white, high impact, historical images, makes a mark and stays with you, easily placing the viewer into the action, the struggles, the pain, and time in history. While exploring…

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Rwanda | Emerging From Years Of Violence As The ‘Switzerland Of Africa’

  Video Maker and Photographer Marco Barbieri is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project  ‘A Song From Rwanda’.  To see Marco’s body of work, click on any image.           Rwanda, due to its territorial conformation, is called the “country…

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Chongqing | The Gateway To The West

  Photographer Holly Wilmeth is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From the  ‘China’ series.  To see Holly’s body of work, click on any photograph.               Chongqing | China’s Largest City and Surrounding Area The gritty fogbound megalopolis of Chongqing is…

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When A Lethal Fine Dust Overfills The Air | Steel Plant Deadly Pollution | Taranto, Italy

  Photographers Valentina Piccinni and Jean-Marc Caimi are the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributors of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Death Metal’.  To see Valentina’s and Jean-Marc’s body of work, click on any image.           Taranto, Italy. The consequences of the ILVA deadly pollution.  …

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Young Africans’ Stories | Before & During Migration

  Documentary and Portrait Photographer Mariusz Smiejek is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Unaccompanied’.  To see Mariusz’s body of work, click on any image.           Unaccompanied minors turn homeless in Sicily after become adults. More than 70,000 unaccompanied…

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With The Olive Harvest Season Over, West African Migrants Struggle To Survive In Sicily

  Documentary and Portrait Photographer Mariusz Smiejek is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Dream Slaves’.  To see Mariusz’s body of work, click on any image.             The olive season in Sicily ended in December, during the harvesting…

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Relocating To Prevent Extinction | The Animal Kingdom’s Crisis

  Photographer Erik Hijweege  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘New Habitat’.  To see Erik’s body of work, click on any image.           New Habitat Relocating endangered species to safer grounds Across the globe, more and more species…

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Edge of Humanity Magazine Contributors’ List 2018

  Giovanna Cristina Vivinetto     Edge of Humanity Magazine Contributors’ List 2017   Edge of Humanity Magazine Contributors’ List 2016   Edge Of Humanity Magazine Contributors’ List 2015 & 2014

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The Children In Victoria Square, Athens

  Photographer / Cinematographer  Panos Kefalos    is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the book/project ‘Saints’.  To see Panos’s body of work, click on any image.         Why ‘saints’? The correlation between the title of my book and its subject matter is not…

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In A Tight Spot | Maeklong Railway Market, Thailand

  Documentary Photographer Aydin Cetinbostanoğlu  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Mae Klong Railway Market, Thailand’.  To see Aydin’s body of work, click on any image.         The Mae Klong Railway was built in two separate stages. The Tachin…

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History, Daily Life & Food | Chinatown, Bangkok, Thailand

  Documentary Photographer Aydin Cetinbostanoğlu  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Chinatown | Bangkok, Thailand’.  To see Aydin’s body of work, click on any image.         Bangkok’s Chinatown is one of the largest Chinatowns in the world. It was…

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Christian Celebrations | Bulgaria

  Documentary Photographer Aydin Cetinbostanoğlu  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Epiphany Celebrations | Kalofer, Bulgaria’.  To see Aydin’s body of work, click on any image.         Epiphany, also Theophany,Denha, Little Christmas, or Three Kings’ Day, is a Christian…

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Enduring Nostalgia & Starting Over | Baku To Rhode Island | A Photographer’s Story

  Photographer Dennis Yermoshin is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From ‘My Fellow Americans’ project.  To see Dennis’ body of work click on any image.       I was born in Baku, Azerbaijan in 1982. My family and I came to America as refugees…

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Daily Life | Turkey

  Street Photographer Fatma Demir is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these daily life images.  To see Fatma’s gallery click on any photograph.                         See also: Istanbul/Turkey By Fatma Demir        

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The Story In Your Eyes

  Artist Photographer Kerekes István is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this portrait photography.  From his  ‘People & Portraits‘ gallery.  To see Kerekes’ body of work click on any image.                     See also: Stories By Kerekes István      

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Helping An Ethnic Minority Family From Myanmar To Share In The American Dream | A Photographer’s Story Of Support

  Photographer Lorrie Dallek is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From her project ‘New Americans ‘.  To see Lorrie’s body of work click on any photograph.         My journey into the lives of the Sing-Hing family from Myanmar began almost four years…

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Left For Dead | The Eyewitness Accounts Of Rapes, Decapitations, Tortures & Other Crimes Against Humanity | The Rohingya   Decimation

  Reportage Photographer David Verberckt is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From his project ‘Stateless Rohingya‘.  To see David’s body of work click on any image.         During the past several years, I have been documenting the plight of the Rohingya Muslim…

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The Proposed New Food Stamp (SNAP) Program | Take Away Choices & Add Humiliation

Written by: Carioca Da Gema     When cutting aid to the poor, the American government justifies the abandonment that could be taking place by using a “poster child” and shouting “FRAUD”. I remember a local surfer ending up in the newspapers. The man was using food stamps and surfing…

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Rohingya’s Quiet Genocide | The Arrival In Bangladesh’s Rice Fields

  Documentary Photographer and Journalist Erberto Zani is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this  documentary photography.  From his book ‘EXODUS – Rohingya in Bangladesh‘.  To see Erberto’s body of work click on any image.               With only a few concrete international actions to stop…

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Edge of Humanity Magazine Contributors’ List 2017

Edge of Humanity Magazine Contributors’ List 2016   Edge Of Humanity Magazine Contributors’ List 2015 & 2014  

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Edge of Humanity Magazine Contributors’ List 2016

  WRITER SWAPNIL MINDHE Plaza Constitución & The Daily Physical Effects Of Argentina’s  Economy     Edge Of Humanity Magazine Contributor’s List 2015 & 2014

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The Unwanted Myanmar’s Rohingya: Homeless, Countryless & With No Place To Go

  Photojournalist Michael Drost-Hansen is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project ‘Rohingya‘.  To see Michael’s body of work click on any photograph.     In June 2012 a wave of violence spread throughout Rakhine State in the western part of Myanmar. Rakhine…

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Daily Life In Iraqi Kurdistan

  Photographer and Filmmaker Tom Verbruggen is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these daily life images.  From his project ‘Iraqi Kurdistan‘.  To see Tom’s  body of work click on any image.                     See also: Portraits By Tom Verbruggen  …

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Leaving Persecution Behind To Find A New Life – The Rohingya Of Canada

  Documentary Photographer  and Social Sciences Educator Colin Boyd Shafer is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his series ‘The Canadian Rohingya’.  To see Colin’s body of work click on any image.         The Rohingya are arguably the world’s most persecuted people.…

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“…they had machetes and sticks and guns…” Evicted From Nairobi’s Slum Without Alternative   Housing

  Photojournalist and Documentary Photographer Natalia Jidovanu is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From her project ‘No Land’s Man:Forced Evictions In Nairobi‘.  To see Natalia’s portfolio and archives click on any image.                 “It was 6 am.…

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Daily Life In Remote Places

  Photographer Andrea Pistolesi is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  These images are from his project ‘The Last Frontiers‘.  To see Andrea’s body of work click on any image.                          See also: Asia’s Megacities…

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Palestinians Under Israeli Occupation With America’s   Blessing

  Photographer Dylan Hollingsworth  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  These images are from his project ‘The Beauty Of Palestine‘.  To see Dylan’s body of work click on any image.                   “In 2013 I visited Israel to conduct…

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Young Artists Finding Opportunities In Newcastle Upon Tyne, England

  Writer Jasmine Irving  @ Coeliac On The Road and Photographer Jonjames Oxberry Hogg @ Hogg Photography are the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributors of this social documentary photography.  From project ‘Northern Soul Unwrapped’.   ‘It’s grim up North’ is a well-known saying in England but there’s always more to a stereotype. I…

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An Intimate Portrait Of A Serbian Family Seeking Asylum In Belgium

  Fine Art Documentary Photographer Isabelle Pateer is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  These images are from her project ‘Room 26.10.12‘.  To see Isabelle’s body of work click on any image.       During an assignment for the Belgian federal agency for the reception…

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The Evacuation And Dismantling Of The Calais Jungle

  Photojournalist Edward Crawford is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project ‘Au revoir la Jungle‘.  To see Edward’s portfolio and stories click on any image.     In September 2016 Francoise Hollande on his first visit to Calais as the French president made a…

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Life In Johannesburg

  Photographer Marc Shoul is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography. From his project ‘Flatlands‘.  To see Marc’s work click on any image.         So many people who have moved here have come as refugees, searching for ‘gold’ in one form or another.…

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From Devastation To A Strong Community – 13 De Noviembre, Medellin, Colombia

  Photographer Theo Gould is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.   To see Theo’s body of work click on any image.     From the Bottom to the Hilltop November, 13th 1985 was Colombia’s worst natural disaster. The volcano Nevado del Ruiz erupted near the towns of…

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Israel’s Long Wall Of Separation

  Photographer Yaniv Nadav is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography. These images are from his project ‘Separation Wall‘.  To see Yaniv’s portfolio and galleries click on any image.                   See also: Kippur By Yaniv Nadav   Back…

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Three Women Bonded By Addiction & Homelessness – Skid Row, LA, USA

  Street/Documentary Photographer Suzanne Stein is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.   To see Suzanne’s gallery of photographs click on any image.     Driving through the heart of Skid Row one morning this past spring I spotted a lady standing with a mirror,…

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West Bank & Israel Street Photography

  Documentary Photographer and Videographer Jadwiga Bronte  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this street photography essay.  These images are from her project ‘Palestine 2010/West Bank‘. To see Jadwiga’s gallery of work click on any image.                       See…

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Social Documentary Photography – Providing Medical Assistance in Africa

This social documentary photography was submitted to Edge of Humanity Magazine by Documentarist David Blumenkrantz.   From project “Africana Photography – Health Care“.   Click on any image to see “Africana 1987-1994”  By David Blumenkrantz.     See also: Africana Photography – Education Africana Photography – Street Children By David Blumenkrantz…

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Migrant Burmese Families In Thailand – Living and Working In Garbage Dumps

This social documentary photography was submitted to Edge of Humanity Magazine by Photographer Javier Corso.   Click on any image to see Javier’s portfolio.   From project “H-Waste” by Javier Corso.   Faced with the possibility of ending up in a refugee camp in Thailand, some of the Burmese people…

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Documentary Photography – Tibetan Buddhism In India

This documentary photography was submitted to Edge of Humanity Magazine by documentary photographer Tui Sigman.   From project “Monks In Exile” by Tui Sigman.   Click on any image to see Tui’s gallery of documentary and travel photography.   During the protracted Chinese invasion of Tibet, the Chinese military extensively destroyed…

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B&W Documentary Photography – Mogadishu, Somalia

This documentary photography essay was submitted to Edge of Humanity by photojournalist/humanitarian Antony Karen.   From project “Somalia” by Antony Karen.   Click on any image to see Antony’s gallery of projects.     Click on any image to see Antony’s gallery of projects.     See also: Smile Train Haitian…

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Photo Documentary – Life Struggles & Dead Tourism In Kenya

This travel photography essay was submitted to Edge of Humanity Magazine by photographer Christopher Haslett. Images and commentary from “The Road to Carthage” project by Christopher Haslett Why do they stay away? Some ask. Violence is everywhere. Take a walk in North London and you’ll see, warns a long-staying Brit.…

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Misery & Fine Dining

  This poem was submitted to Edge of Humanity Magazine by Luther Allen. four million Syrian refugees.  someplace.  somehow. over 60,000 people are killed in the Mexican drug wars. have you had the oysters down at rock’n’rye?  creamy, exquisite. See also: The View from Lummi Island by Luther Allen  …

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Edge of Humanity Magazine Contributors

    God, A Rocking Chair & A Cat | Childhood Stories   Marilyn Jaye Lewis   DELETE | A Social Tool Of Modern Society   Written by Lay Sion Ng @ Issues Under Tissues     Female Genital Mutilation   Written by Lay Sion Ng @ Issues Under Tissues…

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Haiku #17

  Their cries are not heard Is Syrian blood worthless? Pawns on a chessboard       Syrian Civil War Stats: 200,000  Dead  9,000.000 Displaced 2,500.000 Refugees 300,000 Jailed 20,000 Missing   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2015

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