Slate: A Dangerous Game

Night after night in a Greek port, refugees and migrants wait for their chance at a better life. PATRAS, Greece—Ali Muhammed has been camped out at the abandoned wood factory for nearly three weeks. Tonight, on a mild evening in early May, he will spend many hours hidden in the shifting shadows along the walls…

Slate: “There Is No Life Here”

    Conditions are so bad for young refugees stranded in Greece, many pay smugglers to help them leave. ATHENS, Greece—Hunched over the balcony railing, Aisha Mahmoud* watches as the street lamps below flicker to life one by one in the swiftly descending darkness. It is nearly dinnertime for the residents at the City Plaza…

Lensblog: Women Photograph

Very proud to be a part of this power collection of women photographers. To check out the growing list and our work, visit the website here.  In 1973, Sara Krulwich visited 29 newspapers, looking for a job after graduating from the University of Michigan. She met with male photo editors who mostly scoffed at the idea…

Women In Foreign Policy: Interview

I had the honor of being interviewed by the lovely Clara Martinez for womeninforeignpolicy.org about the reporting that I’ve been doing over the past year in Greece while covering the refugee crisis. We discussed the current state of journalism, where the profession is headed, and some of the risks involved with this type of conflict and…

AJ+ Syria’s Taekwondo Kids

In March 2016, during my fourth reporting trip to Greece, I made a short side trip to Jordan, where I reported from the refugee camps and informal settlements for a week. Za’atari Refugee Camp, on the outskirts of Amman, Jordan, is now home to nearly 80,000 Syrian refugees, a fraction of the over 600,000 refugees that currently…

Women’s Refugee Commission:

Hot off the press: a long overdue report about the negative effects of the EU-Turkey deal on women and girl refugees in Greece. Excited to have several of my photos featured in this important report carried out by the Women’s Refugee Commission. See full report here. “While all of these refugees face risks, women and girls…