Teun Voeten

Dutch ~~Teun Voeten studied Cultural Anthropology and Philosophy in the Netherlands.~~He covered conflicts in the former Yugoslavia, Colombia, Rwanda, Sudan, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Afghanistan, Iraq, Lebanon, Gaza, Honduras, the DRC, North Korea and Libya for magazines such as Vanity Fair, Newsweek, The New Yorker and National Geographic.~~He wrote two books: 'Tunnel People', an anthropological-journalistic account of 5 months living with an underground homeless community in New York; 'How de Body? Hope and Horror in Sierra Leone', a book about Voeten's trip to the country, which nearly ended in disaster when he was hunted down by rebels.~~He is currently working on a photo project about drug violence in Mexico.~

 

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    ISRAEL (PALESTINE)

    The call for prayers from the roof of a house under...

    © Teun Voeten

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    IRAQ

    Defaced portrait of ex-President Saddam Hussein.

    © Teun Voeten

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    HONDURAS

    Easter in Comayagua, a small but deeply religious...

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    HONDURAS

    Easter in Comayagua, a small but deeply religious...

    © Teun Voeten

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    USA

    Kathy in her bunker with all her cats. The bunker...

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    USA

    Rays of light shine on a homeless person living by...

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    USA

    Bernard sits by his grill on Christmas Day next to a...

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    COLOMBIA

    Young girl watching heavily armed special police...

    © Teun Voeten

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    BOSNIA HERCEGOVINA

    A convoy of Muslim refugees arrive in Tuzla from the...

    © Teun Voeten

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    BOSNIA HERCEGOVINA

    A Bosnian soldier trying out a piano in the destroyed...

    © Teun Voeten

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    BOSNIA HERCEGOVINA

    Dead soldiers in the morgue of Sarajevo...

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    BOSNIA HERCEGOVINA

    A woman transports water home in a wheel barrel,...

    © Teun Voeten

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    RWANDA

    The genocide had started a few days before....

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    RWANDA

    The Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF) has taken control...

    © Teun Voeten

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    DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO

    Young traditional dancers at a ceremony in Goma where...

    © Teun Voeten

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    DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO

    A badly damaged tuba bell, part of the Congolese...

    © Teun Voeten

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    DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO

    Traditional dancers take a break from performing at a...

    © Teun Voeten

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    DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO

    Rwandan troops leave Goma after senior ministers from...

    © Teun Voeten

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    DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO

    Presdent Joseph Kabila accepts flowers from two young...

    © Teun Voeten

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    EGYPT

    A man sits on top of a lamp post with hands spread...

    © Teun Voeten

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    LIBYA

    People greeting and cheering rebel fighters as they...

    © Teun Voeten

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    LIBYA

    Rebels have caught who they say are three mercenaries...

    © Teun Voeten

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    AFGHANISTAN

    Destroyed cityscape.

    © Teun Voeten

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    AFGHANISTAN

    Sunset in the dusty village of Khoja Bahauddin.

    © Teun Voeten

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    AFGHANISTAN

    Children playing on the remains of a Junkers 52 (a...

    © Teun Voeten

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    LIBERIA

    Child soldiers fighting on the side of government...

    © Teun Voeten

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    LIBERIA

    Young female government fighters stand guard. They...

    © Teun Voeten

    00027167

    MEXICO

    A child looks on as police investigators number...

    © Teun Voeten

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    MEXICO

    Military police on patrol. Ciudad Juarez is the most...

    © Teun Voeten

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    MEXICO

    School children and students protest for peace and...

    © Teun Voeten

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    MEXICO

    A member of a mariachi band waits on the roadside for...

    © Teun Voeten

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    MEXICO

    A prostitute at a shady bar in the poor neighbourhood...

    © Teun Voeten

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    MEXICO

    Police investigating a murder victim in a poor...

    © Teun Voeten

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    MEXICO

    People gather to venerate St Judas Tadeo carrying...

    © Teun Voeten

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    MEXICO

    A section of Panteon San Rafael, the city cemetery,...

    © Teun Voeten

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    MEXICO

    Family of a person killed in the notorious Bella...

    © Teun Voeten

    00144164

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