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Reportage

  • Reportage: Bombland
    Oune Tuang, 60, holds up a unexploded grenade near his property.
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  • Reportage: Bombland
    UXO victims are learning how to walk with custom made prostheses in the national rehabilitation center in the lao capital Vientiane.
    (2/32)
  • Reportage: Bombland
    Villagers discuss the kinds of bombs that are found in there area over a poster provided by UXO Lao, the national UXO clearance organisation.
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  • Reportage: Bombland
    MAG (Mine Advisory Group) demining technician Phone Manivone searches for UXO (unexploded ordenance) with a metal detector.
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  • Reportage: Bombland
    Metal hunters Vieng Xay, 14 (left) and Ahsa, 15 (right) take a break from work in a forest close to the village of Keng Khup.
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  • Reportage: Bombland
    A staff from the NGO COPE cleans a model picturing 260 clusterbombs.
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  • Reportage: Bombland
    A scrap metal hunter carries a piece of a american fighter plane to his village. The plane crashed into the jungle about 40 years ago.
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  • Reportage: Bombland
    Oune Tuang, 60, points at several UXO that he dug up on his property near the former Ho Chi Minh trail.
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  • Reportage: Bombland
    Members of a MAG (Mine Advisory Group) roving team on their way to destroy bombies found by villagers in the Xiengkhuang Area.
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  • Reportage: Bombland
    Destruction of cluster bombs near the city of Xiengkhuang, one of the most contaminated places on earth.
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  • Reportage: Bombland
    Farmers are seen clearing forest for agriculture using the slash and burn technique. It's a dangerous practise as UXO may explode in the heat.
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  • Reportage: Bombland
    Near Keng Khup village, children are playing a river next to a kerosine tank, dropped by an american fighter plane.
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  • Reportage: Bombland
    UXO victim and breakdancer Phongsavath Souliyalat, 20 practises for a dance festival in Vientiane. He lost both his hands and became blind in an accident.
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  • Reportage: Bombland
    Landscape with a tree deep in the jungle along the former Ho Chi Minh Trail. 80 million unexploded bombs remain on lao soil.
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  • Reportage: Kathmandu - City of Kings
    Swayambunath, the "monkey temple" on a hill above the city. The monkeys feed on whatever is given to them by believers and tourists.
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  • Reportage: Kathmandu - City of Kings
    A woman and a child walking across a goat market.
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  • Reportage: Kathmandu - City of Kings
    Children are playing football on a flooded field during monsoon season.
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  • Reportage: Kathmandu - City of Kings
    A father is carrying his son through Kathmandu's historical center.
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  • Reportage: Kathmandu - City of Kings
    A blind beggar sits between two cows on the bagmati bridge that connects Kathmandu with Patan.
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  • Reportage: Kathmandu - City of Kings
    A man tries to protect him self from the smell of garbage. After the waste collection went on strike, the garbage was piling up in the streets for days.
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  • Reportage: Kathmandu - City of Kings
    Keeping of animals inside the city is common in Kathmandu. A girl is seen passing by an improvised shack.
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  • Reportage: Kathmandu - City of Kings
    Almost all street children in Kathmandu are sniffing glue. This boy is lying high and apathetic next to other homeless.
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  • Reportage: Kathmandu - City of Kings
    Men are seen working in a spice storage in the market quarter of town.
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  • Reportage: Kathmandu - City of Kings
    Two women are seen carrying gras that they have cut in the central Tundhikel parc. They use it to feed their cattle.
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  • Reportage: Blind Family
    The Mukhinya family in their hut. Both parents are blind since their childhood.
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  • Reportage: Blind Family
    Parameswory Mukhinya is seen washing the dishes of her family while it's raining.
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  • Reportage: Blind Family
    Saltu Mukhinya is taking a nap with his daughter Manjila.
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  • Reportage: Blind Family
    Parameswory Mukhinya carries a bucket of drinking water to her hut. She and her husband Saltu are blind since their childhood.
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  • Reportage: Blind Family
    Saltu Mukhinya is smoking marijuana from a chillum in front of his hut.
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  • Reportage: Blind Family
    Blind woman Parameswory Mukhinya begs for money on a bridge in Kathmandu. She takes her 14 month old daughter with her to get more money.
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  • Reportage: Blind Family
    The Mukhinya family in front of their bamboo hut. Saltu Mukhinya and his wife Parameswory are blind since their childhood.
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  • Reportage: Blind Family
    Saltu Mukhinya prepares the family dinner over a simple gas cooker.
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Portraits

  • Portraits
    Joachim Gauck - Federal President, Germany
    (1/18)
  • Portraits
    Farmer - Khammouan, Laos
    (2/18)
  • Portraits
    Ling Tsang Gympa - Nomad, Qinghai, China
    (3/18)
  • Portraits
    Cheryl Cole - Singer
    (4/18)
  • Portraits
    Waste collector, Laos
    (5/18)
  • Portraits
    Thilo Sarrazin - Politician/Writer
    (6/18)
  • Portraits
    Sedika Weingärtner - Manager
    (7/18)
  • Portraits
    Teng - Vientiane, Laos
    (8/18)
  • Portraits
    Heinz Josef Algermissen - Bischop, Fulda, Germany
    (9/18)
  • Portraits
    Sharling Soname Dhakpa - Yak Herder, Qinghai, China
    (10/18)
  • Portraits
    Amputees - Vientiane, Laos
    (11/18)
  • Portraits
    Angela Vollrath - Former Miss Barbie, Mainz, Germany
    (12/18)
  • Portraits
    Ling Sa Yeshi Tsomo - Tibetan Nomad, Qinghai, China
    (13/18)
  • Portraits
    Gallach Octavian - Gypsy, Viseu De Sus, Romania
    (14/18)
  • Portraits
    Uri Buri - Chef, Akko, Israel
    (15/18)
  • Portraits
    Novice - Vientiane, Laos
    (16/18)
  • Portraits
    Phoukhong - Fisherman, Don Xom, Laos
    (17/18)
  • Portraits
    Fisherman - Myanmar
    (18/18)