www.diegoibarra.com Diego Ibarra Sánchez is a documentary photographer, filmmaker , and educator, based in Lebanon, who specializes in in-depth long-form visual stories. He has been contributing to THE NEW YORK TIMES since 2012,...
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January 27th, 2022. Nasreen leaves her home with her children Mohamed and Saad, while Kurdish special forces search for escaped prisoners and ISIS fighters inside her home. Diego Ibarra Sánchez for THE NEW YORK TIMES.
January 28th, 2022. Al Hasaka, Syria. Members of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces arrest a suspicious Syrian man on the streets of Al Hasaka near Ghweiran prison. Diego Ibarra Sánchez for THE NEW YORK TIMES.
February 2, 2022, Qamishli, Syria. Kurdish women attend the memorial for the 12 Kurdish-led fighters killed fending off ISIS gunmen in a recent prison siege. Diego Ibarra Sánchez for THE NEW YORKTIMES.
On 6 March 2022. Mosul, Iraq. Abdul Jabad poses for a portrait inside a destroyed school in Mosul. He wants to become a doctor. Currently some 264 million children worldwide do not have the opportunity to enter or complete school due to poverty, discrimination, armed conflict and emergencies. Diego Ibarra Sánchez for UNICEF
On 6 March 2022. Mosul, Iraq. Portrait of Yousef, 12 years old, Jummuria Secondary school. He dreams to become police officer. The school was severely damaged by shelling during the war in Mosul. Explosive weapons kill and main children and leave them with deep psychological scars. Whether or not they are direct targets when explosive weapons are deployed in populated areas schools and hospitals are often damaged beyond repair. Diego Ibarra Sánchez for UNICEF
On 6 March 2022. Mosul, Iraq. Amat, 13 years old, poses for a portrait inside a destroyed school in Mosul. He wants to become an engineer. Conflicts leave deep scars on the psyche of children, highlighting the importance of education in hope to create a future that could break the cycle of war. Diego Ibarra Sánchez for UNICEF