Claire Corrion

Aman, a safe place for LGBT refugees
Location: Paris, France
Nationality: French
Biography: Claire Corrion is an independent French reporter and photojournalist splitting her time between Lille and Istanbul. As a correspondent for Le Courrier des Balkans, she closely follows current developments in Turkey with a focus on issues... MORE
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Aman, a safe place for LGBT refugees
Copyright Claire Corrion 2023
Updated Aug 2020
Topics Discrimination, Documentary, Gay, Gay Rights, Gender, Human Rights, Immigration, Lesbian, Migration, Minority, Multimedia, Oppression, Photography, Photojournalism, Politics, Portraiture, Prostitution, Sexuality, Transgender

Amouna, Midou and Asmar are from Iraq, Morocco and Syria. It wasn’t war they fled, but homophobic and transphobic violence. In Istanbul, they’ve found refuge in the only shelter for LGBT refugees, Aman, where they try to rebuild themselves.


Amouna, Midou et Asmar n’ont pas fui la guerre mais les violences homophobes et transphobes. À Istanbul, ils ont trouvé refuge dans le seul abri pour réfugiés LGBT, Aman, où ils tentent de se reconstruire.

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