Dubai-based photographer working mainly in the Middle East and Africa. Published on The New York Times, Al Jazeera, Le Monde, PDN, Burn Magazine, VSD. Recent collaboration with the Clinton Foundation and the NGO Reach Out To Asia. Available...
GEVGELIJA, MACEDONIA — AUGUST 25, 2015: A young woman and a child are about to embark on a journey by train to the Macedonia/Serbia border. Lately, many refugees have preferred the ‘Balkans route’ to make their way into the EU. Up to 3,000 are estimated to be crossing the border every day.
GEVGELIJA, MACEDONIA — AUGUST 25, 2015: The Macedonian riot police is to control the growing influx of migrants at the Greek border. Following the declaration of a state of emergency on August 20, the border police allow groups of only 50 people to pass through at a time.
TABANOVTSE, MACEDONIA — AUGUST 25, 2015: A young child rests on his father's shoulder after a few hundred refugees disembark from a train, which arrived from Gevgelija. This group of refugees is making their way towards Serbia on foot.
TABANOVTSE, MACEDONIA — AUGUST 25, 2015: Hussein, from Chichiga, Somalia, is praying in the early evening at a train station hundred meters aways from the Serbian border. He is still unsure about his final destination but he says that he has "a good feeling about Germany".
TABANOVTSE, MACEDONIA — AUGUST 25, 2015: Refugee woman steps from the train, which has arrived in Tabanovtse, after departing from Gevgelija, on the Macedonia/Greece border. The Macedonian authorities are now organizing transfer by train and by bus from one border to another.
IDOMENI, GREECE — AUGUST 26, 2015: A few hundreds of refugees are spontaneously walking towards Macedonia despite the Greek police efforts to contain the influx. Nowadays, up to 3,000 people are crossing the border every day.
IDOMENI, GREECE — AUGUST 26, 2015: The Macedonian riot police is lined up to control the influx of refugees entering the country. After the border was shut, and following the clash on August 21 between refugees and police, small groups are now allowed to enter once at a time.