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ONE PHOTO – ONE STORY

14.04.2022

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They have been forced to flee from war and persecution yet have found no peace in their new home in Jordan. An unresolved residence status has turned life for numerous refugees fleeing from Iraq, Yemen, Sudan, and Somalia, into a constant struggle. Moises Saman tells their story.

“The word 'dream' is frozen on a TV screen in the home of a Sudanese family that has been living in Jordan since 2019 without proper refugee status. For the past two years, Jordan has stopped registering new refugees, rendering thousands of newly arrived refugees unable to access basic services and protections that are available to registered refugees in Jordan.“

Text and image: © Moises Saman
Equipment: Leica M11 with Summilux-M 50 f/1.4 Asph.


Read more about his project in LFI Magazine 3/2022.
© Franck Toulon

Moises Saman

Born in Lima, Peru, in 1974, Saman spent his youth in Barcelona. He studied Communication Sciences and Sociology at the California State University. After graduating, he dedicated himself to photography, and has been a member of Magnum Photos since 2014. Saman has won numerous awards, including the World Press Photo. In 2015 he received the Guggenheim Fellowship for his work covering the Arab Spring.

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