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Smugglers, 2009-2015 (50 images)

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Smugglers


Forced by poverty and lack of opportunities inhabitants of areas at the borders between Iraq, Syria and Iran (Kurdistan) face arrest or even death in order to make a living out of smuggling goods across the border. They smuggle everything from clothes, to make-up, electronic goods or alcohol -which is forbidden in Iran. The smugglers make around 8 USD per journey and make an average of 3 journeys per day. Despite being well aware of the fact that working across...
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