documentary photographer


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Demining Mosul - It's Nice That


“Photographer Cengiz Yar has been covering the conflict in Iraq since 2015. Originally from Chicago, Cengiz documented the lead up to the battle at Mosul for several news agencies, magazines and newspapers four years ago. “I was advancing and embedding with Iraqi troops and covering the humanitarian crisis as well,” explains Cengiz on his journalistic venture covering Iraqi forces attempting to rid Mosul of Isis.“Whatever was expected regarding what Isis had done with IEDs and mines in the area came to fruition and if anything, the damage was even worse than expected.”” - Jyni Ong

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