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Jerome Sessini
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Jan 16, 2018
The Turkish-Bulgarian border is the new route used by refugees on their way to Europe. The Shipka Bulgarian National Movement (BNO), a volunteer unit supervised by army veterans, was formed in Bulgary to halt the influx of migrants. The paramilitary training of this militia, overseen by a controversial former Bulgarian officer, Vladimir Russev, was documented by Jerome Sessini.

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Featured Essays
Jan 3, 2018
In Cambodia, Jérôme Sessini travelled to remote villages with Samrith Vaing, documenting the life of indigenous minorities contending with forced eviction. Their way of life is further threatened by aggressive and unregulated agribusiness that puts profit ahead of the local populations.
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Featured Essays
Nov 14, 2017
In June 2017 Jérôme Sessini spent several weeks road-tripping through Middle America, photographing the sagging buildings and crumbling cities along the highway. From the southern ghost towns to the shuttered homes throughout the rustbelt, his photographs testify to the perilous economic realities found in many parts of the country.

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Jul 12, 2017
The migrant camp of Porte de la Chapelle was cleared-out by police forces on the morning of July 7th. More than 2.000 migrants were living on the sidewalks of the area, raising questions about security and public health. The migrants have been taken to temporary lodgings, where the personal situation of each of them will be studied by the authorities.

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May 2, 2017
On the morning of April 27th Parisian high school students, along with far left activists, blocked the entrances to several schools throughout the city and staged a protest against both presidential candidates. Chanting “Not Macron, Not Le Pen,” they took to the streets. By 11 a.m. about 300 protesters had gathered at Place de la Republique marching to Bastille and then Boulevard Beaumarchais, throwing... More...
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