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KIEV, The Ukranian Crisis  •  Kiev  •  February 2014

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by Eduardo Castaldo

Ukranian crisis is at his core. thousands and thousands of demonstrators are occupying Maidan Square, in the center of Kiev, to defy protest ban and to demand for the immediate resignation of their president, Yanukovich.
They refuse the agreeement on amnesty for them and their comrades arrested, they refuse Yanukovich's ultimatum to leave the square within 15 days.
An account from last week.

 

ZAD of Sivens evacuated  •  Lisle-sur-Tarn  •  06-03-2015

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by Vincent NGUYEN

 

MADAGASCAR, THE VANILLA ISLAND  •  Madagascar  •  September 2013

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by Rijasolo

Madagascar est un des plus gros producteurs de vanille sur le marché mondial. Reportage à Sambava, capitale de la vanille au Nord-Est de Madagascar.

 

1st Bamako Fashion Week  •  Mali  •  February 2015

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by Vincent BOISOT

In late February 2015, Bamako hosted its first ever fashion week, an impressive achievement in a war-scarred country. The joyful, family atmosphere championed creators from all over Mali, and many well-known West African labels came to take part and support the latest African fashion week.

 

Rumble in the City  •  Kinshasa  •  June 2014

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by Vincent BOISOT

40 years after the "fight of the century", the Kinshasa ghetto still remembers the battle between Mohammad Ali and George Foreman on 30 October 1974. But although the "Rumble in the Jungle" is engraved in people’s memories, the boxers who continue to train in the legendary but dilapidated Tata Raphaël Stadium now have to combat general indifference to their sport. It will take more than that to discourage the opponents who come to train every evening after school or work in the hope of a better future.

 

ZEBU WAR  •  Madagascar  •  February 2013 - June 2014

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by Rijasolo

À Madagascar, les vols de zébus commis par les « dahalo » sont le lot quotidien des populations du Sud. Depuis 2012, le vol de zébus est devenu affaire d’État : face au groupe de dahalos armés de fusil d'assaut, entraînés militairement et n'hésitant pas à tuer, des villages mènent des opérations de vengeance et l’État envoie l'armée.

 

Honest heroes make up an indigenous police force  •  Mexico  •  2012

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by Pierre-Yves MARZIN

In Mexico, in the State of Guerrero, in the south of the country, the Policia de la Montaña has succeeded in bringing down the rate of crime, thefts, rapes and kidnapping. It has also significantly discouraged drug trafficking. The unofficial police force employs close to 800 policemen, spread over 77 communities, making up for the absence of federal police, very corrupt. The community police relies on a two-year “obligatory service” for all locals, unpaid. More than a simple police force, it’s an unusual justice system grouped into one body: the Regional Coordinator of Community Authorities, or CRAC for its Spanish acronym. The justice system is based on re-education rather than punishment.

 

FRENCH MUSLIMS  •  FRANCE  •  2011

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by Vincent CAPMAN

From Marseille to Paris and French market towns to urban suburbs. An overview of silent French Muslims tired of having to justify their beliefs.