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Jerome Sessini
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Nov 16, 2016
Jerome Sessini documented the Kurdish Peshmerga offensive against Islamic State (IS) in the city of Bashiq over the last month. Then crossed the region to cover Iraqi forces pushing towards Mosul, the jewel in the crown of towns captured and controlled by IS since 2014. Resistance has been fierce with IS proving an experienced and determined enemy with no fear of death or martyrdom.

"IS had two years... More...
Featured Essays
Nov 16, 2016
In August 2016, photographer Jerome Sessini traveled to several cities throughout the U.S. to explore the effects of sanctuary city policies. Sanctuary cities are jurisdictions where local law enforcement authorities do not collaborate with federal agencies such as ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement), to help deport undocumented immigrants.

The sanctuary city debate has been a hot topic during... More...
Oct 3, 2016
Violent clashes erupted in the so-called Jungle camp in Calais, home to thousands of migrants, after a demonstration in their support was banned by local authorities. The clashes opposed far left « No border » militants and migrants to the police, leaving 5 policemen and one photographer injured. Another 150 protesters who left Paris aboard four coaches, were blocked by police at a toll road 50 km... More...
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Sep 21, 2016
On September 4th 2016, in Brachay, Marine Le Pen inaugurated her political season, which will eventually culminate at the first round of the French presidential elections to be held on April 23rd 2017.
Brachay is a small village of 57 that witnessed the victory of the nationalist party on the first round of the last three presidential elections. In this rally, Marine Le Pen addressed the worries of... More...
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Mar 2, 2016
On February 29, 2016 French authorities started to dismantle the southern part of the Calais Jungle, sending demolition teams in the early morning. Around 100 shacks were destroyed and that evening clashes broke out between police forces and migrants.
"The Jungle" is the name given to the the shantytown near the city of Calais, where around 5,000 migrants live while attempting to enter the United Kingdom.
Jérôme... More...