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“Chuck Coma suffered a brain injury from hypoxia after his cellmate strangled him at the federal penitentiary in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, depriving his brain of oxygen. Since then, he has suffered from memory loss, extreme mood swings and occasional tremors. At the time of his arrest, Coma was battling severe PTSD due to his military service in Panama and the Gulf War. Before the wars, he was a bit of a troublemaker, but he didn't have serious problems with the law. When he left the service, he couldn't hold a job and started robbing banks.” Shelton, Washington. USA. 2019. | Credit: Peter van Agtmael/Magnum Photos. Courtesy of the photographer.

What happens when we unmake the world?

Works by Peter van Agtmael, Steve McQueen and Emily Jacir reflect on conflict and keep us from forgetting its cruel consequences
The Louise Michel boat, financed by British artist Banksy. Banksy's work on Louise Michel. Photo: Ruben Neugebauer for The Guardian.

Banksy finances boat to rescue refugees in the Mediterranean Sea

The vessel "Louise Michel" is decorated with a reinterpretation of Banksy's famous work, the girl with the heart balloon, and has been active since August 18, having just carried out its first successful rescue operation.
Mauricio Lima

Remember: Interview with Mauricio Lima, first Brazilian to win a Pulitzer

By: Simonetta Persichetti In the year of its centenary, the Pulitzer Prize has, among its winners, the Brazilian photographer Mauricio Lima, freelancer for The New York Times, for his coverage of the refugee crisis in Europe....

2017 Trienalle di Milano hosts exhibition on migrations that go beyond art

Curated by Massimiliano Gioni, the cultural space brought together 70 participants, including artists, photojournalists and pieces from the refugee defense association.

the poets of war

Repeating a common practice among Arab women over the years, refugees use poetry as a means of reporting their pain and desires.
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Violence against women is one of the main reasons for requesting asylum from...

A debate with the participation of refugees and feminist organizations provided the exchange of experiences on women's issues involving refugee women and discussed violence against women in countries of...