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Upcoming Events-Culture Thursday on Human Rights

Lecture Syria: The War Within and the refugees.
I will talk about my two latest books, human aspect of war and portraying war in pictures…
Thursday 16 feb 2017 18:00 – 20:00 Landskrona museum

Kids playing outside residential area, one of the apartment house was hit by regime missile.
The Syrian Civil War grew out of the unrest of the 2011 Arab Spring and escalated to armed conflict after President Bashar al-Assad’s government violently repressed a revolt.

Review of Refuge in OmFotoboken

“The black and white pictures take us to the run-down camps where waiting and boredom prevails. Children and adults seated and located in the scantily furnished room. Time passes slowly while waiting for news from home or on what will happen in the new country. They do what you need and nothing else. Clothes should be washed and food to be cooked. The pictures are still compositions exude silence in a way that loudly contrasts with the war existence, the people have fled…“

Anders Alm

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Reportage in Uppdrag Mission about Nepal’s water situation after the earthquake.

The lack of clean water in Nepal. Text and Photo Olof Jarlbro

The lack of clean water in Nepal. Text and Photo Olof Jarlbro

”The lack of clean water had been a concern for years, and in the rapidly growing city of Kathmandu the World Health Organization (WHO) estimated that 60 tons of domestic waste water from toilets, sinks and washing water were dumped in rivers. From there the unsanitary water flowed down the rivers to small communities whose only source of water came from the river. Some charities were trying to solve the problem by drilling wells. But still to date 37% of Nepal’s population does not have access to sanitation and two-thirds of it still lives without toilets…”

Reportage in magazine 8 about the Brick factories in Nepal.

Brick factory Nepal. Jarlbro

“After the earthquake in Nepal, the demand for bricks increased magnificently and around the Kathmandu Valley several hundreds of factories are producing bricks. These plants have for years received massive criticism from the media, NGOs and authorities – something that has not been unwarranted: child labour is the rule rather than the exception, and the black smoke coming out of chimneys contributes to the bad air in Kathmandu. But despite all the criticism and the government plans to ban the plants’ presence inside the valley, this controversial industry blooms after the earthquake and among the thousands of workers and their families settled around the factories there is great majority of children…”

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