Arianna Pagani

Photojournalist & Camera operator
     
Baghdad Underground
Location: Bologna
Nationality: Italy
Biography: Hello, I'm Arianna Pagani. I'm a photojournalist and video reporter.  I documented the stories of civil society during humanitarian crises and armed conflicts in the Middle East. In recent years I worked in Iraq, Syria, Lebanon,... read on
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Baghdad Underground
Credits: arianna pagani
Date of Work: 02/13/19 - 03/19/19
Updated: 02/25/20
Location: baghdad, iraq
A young generation of Iraqis is breaking with the legacy of war to re-create Baghdad as a hub of music and nightlife.

A year after Iraq’s government declared victory over the Islamic State, it’s still battling militants affiliated with terrorists across the country. But in the shadows of that lingering conflict, a new generation of Iraqi youth — who’ve grown up since the 2003 start of the U.S.-led war — is trying to redefine their country’s cultural identity, starting with the capital, Baghdad.

By Arianna Pagani —

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Mosul in the edge of chaos

By Arianna Pagani — Mosul, Iraq's second-most populous city,  fell  to an ISIL blitzkrieg in June 2014. The group's fighters poured over the border..
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Raqqa, we Are Still Here

By Arianna Pagani — Under Islamic state control for more than three years, Raqqa has been a symbol of the extremist group’s lofty ambitions, a home to many of its..
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“The world forgot us”: Women and healthcare in ruined Raqqa

By Arianna Pagani — More than a year after Raqqa was liberated from so-called Islamic State, tens of thousands of people who returned to a devastated city are still..
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After Isis: how Kosovois rehabilitating women and children repatriated from Syria

By Arianna Pagani — Despite most of the European governments refused to take responsibility for kids and women, leaving them stuck in a stateless, unstable territory,..
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