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Kurdish forces filled the security vacuum when Iraqi army left, much to the relief of this ethnically diverse town, which lies in disputed territory. (Jason Motlagh/For The Washington Post)Many families who have fled to the Kurdish-controlled region say they would prefer to live under a Kurdish regime than Baghdad. (Jason Motlagh/For The Washington Post)

Inside Out in Bangladesh

Inside Out in Bangladesh
DHAKA – In collaboration with artist JR’s global Inside Out Project and CounterFoto, an upstart photo agency founded by my friend Saiful Haq Omi, we installed mural-sized pictures of garment workers on the walls and roofs of the capital’s largest slum, Korail, part of a day-long event that also included a community clean up.

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The Ghosts of Rana Plaza

The Ghosts of Rana Plaza
DHAKA – In collaboration with artist JR’s global Inside Out Project and CounterFoto, an upstart photo agency founded by my friend Saiful Haq Omi, we installed mural-sized pictures of garment workers on the walls and roofs of the capital’s largest slum, Korail, part of a day-long event that also included a community clean up.

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Palm Oil for the West, Exploitation for Young Workers in Malaysia

Palm Oil Exploitation
SABAH PROVINCE, MALAYSIA – To the Malaysian government, Leonary Marcus officially does not exist. He is one of an estimated 50,000 stateless Indonesian children living in Sabah province, the country’s palm oil producing heartland.

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Postcards from the Slabs

Rohingya
SITTWE – “It’s as pretty close to the old West as you’re ever gonna get. We have problems, we take care of them.” – Ray

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