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Andrew Testa Photographer Andrew was born in London, England in 1965. He began his photographic career in the early 1990s working as a freelance for the Guardian and Observer newspapers. Throughout the decade he documented the growing Environmental Protest and Animal Rights movements. In 1999 he shifted his attention to the Balkans covering the war in Kosovo. At the end of 1999 he moved to Kosovo, which he used as a base to cover events throughout Eastern Europe, Central Asia and the Middle East. in 2005 he moved to New York where he was based for five years. He now lives in London with his wife and two children. He is a regular contributor to the New York Times and his work has been widely published in magazines such as Newsweek, Time, Stern, Geo, Paris Match, Der Spiegel, The Sunday Times Magazine, The Independent Magazine, Mother Jones, Mare and Granta.

Awards: World Press Photo: 2006 - 2nd Prize General News singles 2002 - 1st Prize Daily Life Stories 1994 - 3rd Prize Nature & Environment singles. Getty Grant for Editorial Photography: 2006 - Awarded to fund completion of long term photographic work on Kosovo NPPA Best of Photojournalism Awards: 2006 - 1st prize Enterprise Stories 2008 - 1st & 2nd prize News Photo Gallery 2008 - 1st & 2nd prize Features Photo Gallery Amnesty International Awards: 1999 & 2007- Photojournalist of the Year. POYi: Award of Excellence - 2001, 2005 & 2006 Days Japan Photojournalism Awards: 2006 - Special Jury prize. International Documentary Photography Award, Korea: 2005 - 3rd prize.

Hansel Mieth Award: 2002 - Runner up One World Media Awards: 1997- News Photographer of the Year. Nikon Awards: 1996 - Photo Essay Award. British Environmental Media Awards: 1994 & 1995 Honorable Mention. Exhibitions: Noordelicht: 2006 Another Asia. 2007 Act of Faith. 2008 Beyond Walls. 2009 The Pursuit of Happiness. Perpignan: 2006: The Moken 2008: Kosovo 2003 War Photo Ltd: A Decade of War. 2003 Palais fur Kunst: Very British 2005 Angkor Photo Festival, Cambodia.

2008 Arte Foto Festival, Ancona, Italy 2010 Cultural Centre, Liege. Belgium ‘La part de l'antilope revient toujours au lopard'. 2011. Galeria Fotografia. Ljubljana, Slovenia.'End of Balkania' World Press Photo: 1994, 2002, 2006 Yangon Photo Festival, Myanmar 2012 Andrew was a participant in the Joop Swart Masterclass in 1997.

Panos Pictures

Number of Titles: 25

The wrong side of the tracks

Moken Fishing


The Moken


Status Pending

North London Nights




New York Kosher


Acid Attacks in Bangladesh






Angola USA



Lunch & Dinner


Mary Maersk

The Sandwich Factory

Number of Captions: 465

Djakova – A girl collapses during a mass burial of Kosovar Albanians who were killed during the war in 1999 and transported to mass graves in Serbia. The Serbian government is slowly releasing the bodies back to their families for burial.

Djakova – A girl collapses during a mass burial of Kosovar Albanians who were killed during the war in 1999 and transported to mass graves in Serbia. The Serbian government is slowly releasing the bodies back to their families for burial.

Djakova – A girl collapses during a mass burial of Kosovar Albanians who were killed during the war in 1999 and transported to mass graves in Serbia. The Serbian government is slowly releasing the bodies back to their families for burial.

Lorum Ipsum

Djakova – A girl collapses during a mass burial of Kosovar Albanians who were killed during the war in 1999 and transported to mass graves in Serbia. The Serbian government is slowly releasing the bodies back to their families for burial.

Djakova – A girl collapses during a mass burial of Kosovar Albanians who were killed during the war in 1999 and transported to mass graves in Serbia. The Serbian government is slowly releasing the bodies back to their families for burial.

Djakova – A girl collapses during a mass burial of Kosovar Albanians who were killed during the war in 1999 and transported to mass graves in Serbia. The Serbian government is slowly releasing the bodies back to their families for burial.

Djakova – A girl collapses during a mass burial of Kosovar Albanians who were killed during the war in 1999 and transported to mass graves in Serbia. The Serbian government is slowly releasing the bodies back to their families for burial.

December 31st 1999. Blackbirds fly over a Prishtina suburb

Nobisa Begam, 15 years old. Photographed three days after she was attacked for refusing a marriage proposal.

A docker plays snooker in the pub after a shift on the picket line.

John Boyega


Angura. 30 years old, with her five year old son and her mother. Her husband and another man burnt her eyes with a blowtorch and then threw acid on her after she refused her husband permission to take another woman into their home.

Konolla receives treatment at the Acid Survivors Foundation Hospital. She was attacked by her husband with acid after she refused to give him permission to take another woman.

A political rally for the PDK (Democratic Party of Kosovo), led by Hashim Thaci, known as Commander 'Snake' during his days in the Kosovo Liberation Army.

A body builder at his club, Prishtina.

The Triage room of the Acid Survivors Foundation Hospital in Dhaka.

February 1999. A column of Yugoslav Army Tanks prepare to leave their barracks 10 km west of Prishtina.

The city as seen from the 13th floor of the Grand Hotel, Prishtina's sprawling, communist style centrepiece hotel.

March 1999. Albanian children look at bullet holes left after a Serb attack on an Albanian cafe in Pristina in which one man died and four were injured.

Albanian refugees leave the woods below Gajre, near the border with Macedonia, where they had been hiding for three days from Serb shelling of their villages.

Moken children.

The Chief of the Moken hunting for fish.

Men walk ashore after tying their boats.

Moken boys make their way to shore after tying their boats.

A sick woman is tended to by the Chief of the village.

Boy standing on coral.

The funeral of Dobrivoje Savalic, a 42 year old Serb civilian killed by the Kosovo Liberation Army after being kidnapped from the village of Velica Hoca.

February 1999. The blood of Mirko Milosevic, a Serb, killed next to his house by the Kosovo Liberation Army during fighting in the village of Bukos.

An Imam walks away from the grave of Emine Muharemi, aged 75, who was shot in the leg by Serb civilians as she left Mitrovica. She died one week after arriving in Albania

Boys hunting for fish with spears.

The Moken village on South Surin Island.

The Chief with one of his grandsons.

Dockers on the picket line.

Collecting strike pay in a local pub.

Docker's wife Sue Mitchell.

Billy Jenkins

Konolla receives treatment at the Acid Survivors Foundation Hospital. She was attacked by her husband with acid after she refused to give him permission to take another woman.

Overlooking Kabul, December 2001.

Men watch a Quail fight in Chaff Sreet in Kabul. Fighting with birds and dogs was banned under the Taliban, but saw a resurgence as soon as the regime was toppled.

Balloon sellers make their way into the centre of Kabul.

Members of the Naqshbandi Dervish community worship in a Khanaga in Kabul.

Afghans queue for Aid next to a University Student Hostel destroyed during fighting between rival warlords in the 1990's.

Eastern Alliance fighters return from the front lines at Tora Bora near Jalalabad.

Early morning in Kabul.

Nobis Begam lies on her bed in a ward at the Acid Survivors Foundation hospital in Dhaka. She says that she feels "like spoiled fruit, no one will ever look at me again".

Salma (left), 10 years old. She suffered major acid burns after her family was attacked and acid thrown on them whilst they slept. The reason was a land dispute.

Munira, 15 years old. She was attacked after refusing a marriage proposal when she was 13 years old.

Lilima. She was married to a 42-year old man at the age of 10, he attacked her with acid when she refused to sleep with him. She spent 15 years in hiding at her parents house untill she was discovered by aid workers and given help at the Dhaka clinic.

Lili, 26 years old. Attacked for refusing an offer of marriage.

Nobis Begam. 15 Years old. Photographed three days after acid was thrown in her face for refusing a marriage proposal.

The Moken are Animists and build Totems to the spirits of their ancestors and animals.

Women playing cards and smoking cigarettes. Scientists studying the Moken point to these kinds of activities as evidence of the detrimental effect contact with developed world is having on the Moken.

Children piggy back on an older member of the tribe.

The eyesight of Moken children underwater is over 50% better than the eyesight of other children. Experiments are underway in Sweden to see if European children can be trained to see as well as the Moken.

Men hunting fish underwater.

A boy jumps from his house into the sea at high tide.

Liverpool docks

Kosovo A power station pumps 2.5 tons of lignite dust into the atmosphere every hour, exceeding the EU limit by 74 times. The Kosovo Ministry of Environment deems it to be responsible for 63 percent of baby fatalities and 48 percent of stillborn babies in the nearby town of Obiliq/Kastriot.

Men sit next to a wall which has suffered a direct hit from a rocket.

An Albanian woman who was trafficked to Italy and forced to work as a prostitute. She managed to escape from her traffickers and was photographed in a refuge in Albania.

The main Bus station in Chisinau, Moldova. Over the last ten years one third of the population has left the country to work abroad, this includes girls and women who are lured by false promises of shengen visas and work as au pairs or waitresses, who are then trafficked into the sex trade.

A 14 year old girl walks home in an "empty" village in Moldova. Both her parents have left the country to look for work, leaving her alone to fend for herself and look after her 11 year old brother. Organisations such as UNICEF see children such as these as having a very high risk of being trafficked.

A young Moldovan woman who was trafficked to Moscow to work as a prostitute. When she became pregnant her pimps began to beat her and threatened to get rid of her baby. She escaped and is now in hiding in Moldova.

A youth looks out over the heavily damaged Mosque in Matejce, Macedonia. The village was part of the front line in the war in 2001, and suffered heavy damage. The main road that runs through the villlage to the border is one of the main routes used for smuggling trafficked women into Macedonia.

A young boy in a Roma neighbourhood of Tirana, Albania. He has just been returned from Greece by the police after he was trafficked there by members of his own family to beg for money.

A trafficked woman in a Government run transit centre in Skopje, Macedonia. Girls are brought here either after escaping from enforced prostitution or being arrested in Police raids. They are then returned to their country of origin.

Faded photographs advertise a sex bar in the resort town of Ohrid in southern Macedonia.

Suspected sex workers at a bar in Ohrid, Macedonia, wait with their passports after a police raid. They will be offered a lawyer and also a place in a Government run safe house/transit centre. After a few days or weeks, they will be deported.

Trafficked women from Moldova, who were taken from brothels during police raids, watch tv in a Government safehouse in Skopje, Macedonia.

A protester against the Newbury Bypass occupies a tree along the route to try to prevent it from being cut down.

Newbury Bypass. Acivists prevent trees from being felled by sitting in them.

Police attempt a dawn raid on Camelot, the last camp on the route of the Newbury Bypass. April 1996

A protester taunts police and bailiffs who are preparing to evict the last squatted house on the route of the M11 motorway, London.

Bailiffs approach a protester on the roof of one of the houses in Claremont Road, which was occupied to try to prevent the construction of the M11 motorway into east London.

Flinney takes a break from building his tree house in Stanworth Valley. When the police and bailiffs moved in to evict the camp in May 1995, there were 42 tree houses linked by rope walkways stretching accross the valley. The eviction took five days to complete with over 70 arrests.

Kostas makes his way through one of a number of tunnels built under the route of the propsed A30 road in the west of England. The tunnels were designed to collapse if heavy machinery was driven over them, ensuring that the people inside had to be evicted before work on the road could start.

Fort Trollheim, constructed out of already felled trees on the route of the A30 in Devon, the camp was occupied for over two tears before it was cleared by police and bailiffs in 1997.

Protesters at the Newbury Bypass.

Allercombe camp, built to stop the construction of the A30 road in the west of England. The camp was manned for over two years before its eviction in 1997.

Newbury Bypass Protests, 1995.

The Big Oak at Fairmile.

Stanworth Valley. Protesters against the construction of the M65 motorway in the North of England celebrate the Pagan festival of Beltane. The next day a five day eviction of the tree top village began. There were 72 arrests and more than 200 people were brought down from the trees.

Taff being evicted from Stanworth Valley. 'The Bailliff said "Let go of the fuckin rope, or I'll cut your fingers off." So I did.'

Newbury Bypass. Hundreds of security guards and police guard diggers that have been clearing woodland to make way for the road. There is one protester (front row middle) accompanying them.

The only trees left standing after the departure of a chainsaw gang are those protected by the protesters.

A hunt saboteur tries to disrupt the Surrey Union fox hunt by splitting the pack of hounds. Surrey, Southern England. 1993.

The South Down and Eridge hunt, Kent.

Hunters and saboteurs clash at the Beaufort Hunt.

Police try to stop saboteurs from reaching the Hunt.

A group of hunt saboteurs is ambushed by riders and foot followers from the Crawley and Horsham fox hunt.

Riders gather at a hunt in Leicestershire.

The prey. A fox killed by a hunt in Wales is left hanging from a tree.

A group of hunt saboteurs after being attacked by security guards hired by the Surrey Union hunt.

Reclaim the Streets, London. An offshoot of the Road Protest movement, RTS began occupying city streets without warning in 1995. The idea was to take the streets away from cars and give them to people.


Potocari. A young boy prays over one of the nearly 600 coffins that were placed in the Battery Factory in Potocari in preparation for their burial on the 11th July 2005, the tenth anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre.

Forensic scientists from the ICMP (International Committee for Missing Persons) exhume the bodies of Muslim men executed during the Srebrenica massacre from a mass grave in Republica Srpska. Most of the bodies had their hands tied behind their backs with wire.

Potocari. A girl weeps as her father, killed in 1995, is laid to rest on the tenth anniversary of the massacre.

Bodies exhumed from mass graves around Srebrenica are kept at the Podrinje Identification Project in Tuzla.

Cemented over bullet holes at the warehouse in Kravica where over a thousand men attempting to escape Srebrenica were murdered by Serbian forces.

Potocari. The graves of men massacred by Serbian forces in and around Srebrenica in July 1995.

Emir Suljagic, a UN translator who survived the massacre, in the Battery Factory in Potocari where soldiers under the command of Ratko Mladic began to separate Bosniak men from women prior to the men being massacred by Bosnian Serb forces.

Nura and Ahmet Begovic, Bosnian muslim returnees to Potocari. The morning after they returned to their old home, they found the flayed carcass of their cow outside their front door.

Sija Mustafic in her home in Srebrenica. Pictures of her husband and son, who were killed in the massacre hang on the wall behind her.

The body of a Bosnian muslim man is laid out at the re-association centre in Lukavac. This is part of indentification process that uses DNA matching to try to reassemble bodies unearthed after the massacre.

Milos Milanovic (right) and Cvetin Petrovic, members of the paramilitary Serbian Guard in 1992. Milanovic now sits on the Srebrenica council as a representative of the SDS, the political party founded by Radovan Karadzic. He doesn't believe a massacre took place at Srebrenica.

A snow covered field that was the site of one of the many massacres that took place around Srebrenica in July 1995. One man, Mevludin Oric, survived the massacre here.

A woman cries as she is split from her family as Albanian refugees flee the wooded hills below Gajre where they had been hiding for three days from Serb shelling of their villages.

A KLA soldier killed during fighting between KLA and Serbian forces in the village of Jeskova near the Macedonian border.

Albanian children look into the remains of the house of KLA Commander Adem Jashari who was killed along with 28 members of his family during a four day battle with Serbian security forces at his home in Prekaz.

Albanian men wait to be taken away after being separated from their women and children by Serbian police. They had left their village after Serb forces began an offensive against the KLA.

A child runs through the ruins of her home in Polac, in the heart of the KLA controlled Drenica region.

A Serbian policeman killed in a Kosovo Liberation Army ambush 10km west of Pristina.

Independence celebrations begin in Prishtina. Kosovo's parliament declared independence from Serbia on the 17th February 2008.

Albanian houses burn in Polac, after an attack by Serbian forces.

An exhausted Albanian youth sleeps in the woods where he and members of his family are hiding after Serbian forces attacked his village.

KLA fighters guard a road into the Drenica region, the heartland of the insurgency.

A Yugoslav Army base on the outskirts of Prishtina burns after being hit by NATO bombs on the first night of the NATO bombardment of Serbia.

Kosovo Albanians gather in the no-mans land between the Macedonian and Serbian borders at Blace after being expelled from Kosovo by Serbian forces.

Refugees queue for food and humanitarian aid in Kukes, Northern Albania.

Sister Anjelica at Devic Serbian Orthodox Monastery. The Monastery was deep in KLA territory, but survived the war, only to be destroyed in anti Serb rioting in 2004.

Refugee girl arriving in Albania.

Brazda refugee camp in Macedonia.

The skull of a seventeen year old Albanian killed by Serb troops in Drenica, a rope was tied round his leg and he was dragged behind their vehicle before being dumped.

Serbian Paramilitaries on a convoy of Serb units leaving Kosovo North of Podujevo.

Kosovo Liberation Army fighters from the Atlantic Brigade celebrate the withdrawal of Serbian forces from Kosovo on their arrival in Prishtina after leaving the front lines on Pastrik mountain near Albania, which saw some of the heaviest fighting between Serbs and KLA.

An Albanian boy, with an umbrella to protect himself from the heat walks through the ruins of Mitrovica after the withdrawal of Serbian forces.

A man walks through the destroyed old town in Gjakova.

Stray dogs abandoned by their owners during the ethnic cleansing of the war, roam the deserted streets of the Albanian majority town of Pej/Pec just after the withdrawal of Serbian forces.

Relatives of Radovan Ognjenovic mourn at his funeral. He was killed after his tractor drove over an anti tank mine newly planted on a road used exclusively by Serbs.

British troops stand guard as Albanians demonstrate against Serbs in the north of the city. Rioting broke out after 50,000 Albanians tried to storm the bridge separating the two communities following a night of killings when a Serbian mob went on the rampage and killed ten Albanians.

During an eviction at the Newbury Bypass protests.

Zhu Zhu

Protesters climb down after a prolonged battle with bailliffs and chainsaw crews. On this day this was the only tree that they managed to save.

The body of Commander "Drini" (Ekrem Rexha) lies in the courtyard of his house in Prizren before his burial. One of the most influential KLA commanders during the war with Serbia, Drini had been working closely with the UN and other International organisations before his murder.

A Serb prisoner in detention in Northern Mitrovica.

Serbian passengers get off a train in Zvecan, in the Serb dominated, norther part of Kosovo.

A derailed train.

Alice Munro

Serb passengers on the Kosovo Polje to Zvecan train. This train, heavily guarded by KFOR troops is the only way many Serbs can travel in Kosovo. The service has been suspended many times due to bomb attacks.

A moken boy swims down to the coral.

A Serbian girl on the Kosovo Polje to Zvecan train.

NATO soldiers stand guard as Serbian passengers board a train in the Albanian majority part of Kosovo.

The body of Xhemal Mustafa is prepared for burial. A journalist and high ranking member of the liberal Albanian Democratic League of Kosovo party, he was shot and killed outside his apartment in central Pristina.

An Albanian man clears his garden after returning to rebuild his house which was destroyed during the war.

NATO peacekeepers stand watch over a Serbian Orthodox Church in Kosovo Polje/Fushe Kosova.

Albanian children look at damage caused during fighting between Serbian forces and the ethnic Albanian insurgents of the UCPMB (Liberation Army of Presevo, Medvedja and Bujanovac). The UCPMB were attempting to join these three Albanian majority towns, which were still in Serbia, to Kosovo.

Serbs in the ethnically mixed town of Vitina watch as the body of a local Serb man is taken to his funeral in Serbia. He was murderd in the market in Vitina by an unknown assailant who shot him three times in the back.

A torn Milosevic poster on a wall in Belgrade city centre days after his arrest by the new Government.

Julian Assange

Security guards move through destroyed woodland on the route of the Newbury Bypass.

A couple asleep in one of the camps along the route of the Newbury Bypass.

Newbury Bypass protests, 1995.

Protesters occupy trees on the route of the Newbury Bypass to try to stop the chainsaw crews from clearing the forest to make way for the new road.

Serbian Priests make a crucifix out of candles with four C's (Samo Sloga Serbina Spasava, "Only unity saves the Serbs") at the monument to the Battle of Kosovo Field (1389) at Gazemestan. Every year Serbs visit the site to hold a religious ceremony to mark the occasion of their defeat at the battle.

A girl collapses during a mass burial of Kosovar Albanians who were killed during the war in 1999 and transported to mass graves near the Serbian capital Belgrade. The Serbian Government slowly released the bodies back to their families for burial. The last shipment was in 2006.

New recruits training to become part of Kosovo's de facto army, the Kosovo Security Force, stand to attention in the mess hall.

Night of the fires. More than 30,000 Kosovars gather yearly at the village of Prekaz where Kosovo Liberation Army commander Adem Jashari was killed along with 30 members of his family by Serbian security forces in 1998. His life and death has become a legend for the Albanian population.

A crowded Albanian swimming pool close to the border that runs unspoken and unmarked between the Serb and Albanian communities around Mitrovica.

Roma children play in the local sports centre at Gracanica that was destroyed by high winds just after it was opened.

Children from Kosovo's Egyptian community collecting aluminium cans and plastic at the municipal dump that lies a few hundred meters away from their village.

Elvira Gash is a 22 year old Ashkali who lived in Germany from the age of 2 years old. She and her two children were returned to Kosovo in 2009, they now live in one room of a house that has no electricity or running water

Teenagers playing football in the suburbs of Prishtina.

The Patriarchate of Pec, spiritual home of the Serbian Orthodox Church for many centuries. The areas around the church are now almost exclusively Albanian, and the Church authorities have started building a high wall around the grounds.

Imelda Staunton

Police make an arrest

Late night dancing

Destroyed houses belonging to Ashkali families. During the riots of 2004 a mob of Albanians expelled the Ashkali community from Vushtri and burnt their homes. The Ashkali's fled to a German NATO base and are now dispersed to other parts of Kosovo and Europe.

The grounds of a disused Battery factory.

Prishtina housing estates

On the 27th April 1999 Serbian forces pulled over three hundred Albanian men and women from refugee convoys and from the nearby village and massacred them here by the side of the road.

A new housing development to rebuild the Roma district of Mitrovica. The neighbourhood was destroyed after the 1999 war by Albanian mobs seeking revenge for what they saw as Roma collaboration with Serb forces during the war.

Sonic Youth

A birthday cake marking the second anniversary of the Dockers strike.

Albanian children watch the Kosovo Polje to Zvecan train, which serves as a lifeline to the remaining Serbs in Kosovo, being the only way that many can travel safely within the province.

Ceca, Turbo Folk star and wife of Serbian warlord, Arkan.

Joshua Ferris.

Rufus Wainwright

Stephen Merchant

Mountains and fjords near Nuuk, the world's smallest capital city.

Mia Farrow

A fast food restaurant. The grafitti on the wall behind reads 'No negotiation, self determination!', in reference to the final status negotiations which have been ongoing for more than a year.

Relatives mourn over the body of Sylejman Ramadani, a 42 year old ethnic Albanian who was shot as he closed his garage door during heavy fighting between Macedonian forces and the Albanian rebels of the National Liberation Army on the outskirts of the city of Tetovo.

Macedonian Special police and soldiers fire on rebel National Liberation Army positions on a hill above the city of Tetovo.

A member of the National Liberation Army, a rebel Albanian army that emerged and began a conflict with the Macedonian Army and police in 2001. Their stated aim was to fight for the rights of the Albanian minority in Macedonia.

Dockers on the picket line.

The 'Women of the Waterfront' mark the second anniversary of the strike. The group was set up by the wives of the dockers to help their husbands and families through the strike.

Ethnic Albanian fighters with the National Liberation Army make their way to their front line positions overlooking Tetovo.

Izair Haliti saves his cattle from his family compound which was set alight as Macedonian forces moved through the rebel held village of Gajre.

Albanian refugees from Lopate arrive in Kumanovo after fleeing the Macedonian offensive against the ethnic Albanian National Liberation Army.

Macedonian Army and Special police units move into positions overlooking the rebel held village of Slupcane during the third day of their offensive against the ethnic Albanian National Liberation Army.

Etnic Albanian women from the rebel held village of Otlja hide in the basement of the Mosque from the Macedonian Army's artillery bombardment which had entered its sixth day.

Macedonian Slav contestants wait to go on stage in the bikini section of the Miss Macedonia contest in Skopje.

Passers by look through a bullet shattered shop front in the ethnic Albanian quarter of Skopje. The shots were fired during anti Government riots by Macedonian Slavs dissatisfied with a ceasefire agreement with the Albanian rebels of the National Liberation Army.

Ethnic Albanian women from the rebel held village of Vaksince rest in a field after fleeing the village which had been under bombardment by the Macedonian Army for three weeks.

Relatives tend to the body of 11 year old Tafil Veseli, who was shot in the back the previous night as he slept on the balcony of his home. The family blamed their Macedonian Slav neighbours. The village had only three Albanian families amongst its population, all three left following the attack.

A Macedonian construction worker who was kidnapped by members of the ethnic Albanian National Liberation Army. He was kept for 12 hours and tortured, the first letter of his name was carved into his back with a knife before being released.

A brother of ethnic Albanian Bajram Jashari is pulled away from the scene of his murder. He was shot several times in the back during an attack by Macedonian police and paramilitaries on the village of Ljuboten.

The body of Suleman Bajrami, 23 years old, lies in the village of Ljuboten. Villagers say that he was pulled from a basement by Macedonian Special Police and shot in the back.

The body of Xhelal Bajrami lies on a hill just above the village of Ljuboten. He had been shot several times in the back, apparently as he was running away.

The body of Muharem Ramadani lies in the village of Ljuboten. Villagers claimed that he was pulled from a basement by Macedonian Special Police forces and shot in the street.

The body of an ethnic Albanian man lies on a hill just above the village of Ljuboten. He had been shot several times in the back.

Ethnic Albanian children run for cover as a British Helicopter lands in Sipkovica, headquarters of the rebel National Liberation Army in the mountains above the Albanian dominated city of Tetovo, during negotiations to end the eight month old conflict.

Days before a ceasefire was announced, members of the 112th Brigade of the ethnic Albanian National Liberation Army carry the coffin of Ismail Mehmeti, a rebel soldier killed during a firefight with Macedonian forces in Tetovo.

Soldiers from the 112th Brigade of the National Liberation Army wait to hand in their weapons to NATO soldiers at a collection point in the village of Brodec in the mountains above Tetovo.

The body of an Albanian policeman is prepared for burial near the town of Tetovo. After the end of the conflict, Tetovo and the surrounding areas witnessed a descent into lawlessness as former rebel groups fought for influence and territory.

Masgiach Rabbi Avrohom Stone driving to make an unannounced visit to one of his businesses. He has 72 Kosher businesses on his books. He has to keep an inventory of all ingredients they use plus he has to check that they are all Kosher, and he must make surprise visits to try to catch them out.

On the Brooklyn/Queens Expressway, Manhattan in the distance.

Mackerel ready for processing at Banner Smoked Fish Inc in Coney Island.

Moshe Mairowitz (right), the Plant Manager of A&B Famous Gefilte Fish Inc in New Jersey, checks whitefish on a light box to see if it has any infestation of worms. Once checked, the fish is mixed with various other ingredients and made into Gefilte fish

Rabbi Avrohom Stone, a Masgiach employed by the Orthodox Union checks vats and containers at Technical Oil Products in Pennsylvania. He keeps inventories of all the 72 businesses that he is responsible for on his laptop.

Workers prepare smoked Salmon at Banner Smoked Fish Inc in Coney Island, Brooklyn.

Apartment block, Brooklyn.

A Hasidic Jew descends from 55th St Subway Station, Brooklyn.

Borough Park, Brooklyn.

Borough Park.

Rabbi Avrohom Stone arrives at Keystone Food Products.

Zalmen Teitelbaum serves fish at the Mehadron Fish Market inc, Borough Park, Brooklyn.

Sukkot feestival, Brooklyn.

The Bubov Sukkah in Brooklyn. Jews wait for the arrival of the Rabbi as the Sukkot holiday nears its end.

Rabbi Avrohom Stone prays at a rest stop in Pennsylvania on his way home, due to the pressures of his work, he often finds himself praying in unusual places.

Dockers walk home in the rain after their shift on the picket line.

Juri Gagarina 118 in Belgrade. After leaving the Topcider Serbian Army barracks where he had been hiding until 2002, Ratko Mladic lived in apartment number 20 in this block for over two years until January 2006, protected by his bodyguards. His next door neighbour was a Bosnian Muslim.

A scene from a police video of the exhumation of a mass grave at Batajnica, 15 Kilometres North of Belgrade, shows the hand of one the bodies exhumed. Many of the bodies in this grave came from the massacres at Suva Reka and Meja in Kosovo.

A Northern Alliance soldier beats a crowd of Afghans as they swarm around a World Food Programme truck carrying wheat at a food distribution point in central Kabul.

Taliban prisoners in a Kabul jail.

Dockers on the picket line shout abuse as the workforce that was employed to replace them arrives at work.

Eastern Alliance fighters prepare to leave the front in the Tora Bora mountains near Jalalabad.

Afghan teachers return to their High School which was closed under the Taliban.

The Albanian flag.

Girls at a special school for abandoned children in Moldova. These girls are at the greatest risk from trafficking.

20 year old Albanian girl at a shelter. Forced into prostitution aged 16 by her husband. He then sold her to a pimp in Kosovo. She escaped back to Albania where she was kidnapped by some former clients and taken to Macedonia and then Greece, where she was forced to be a prostitute again.

The Cesmin Lug Roma camp in Mitrovica. Heavily contaminated by Lead from the nearby Smelting works, the residents of the camp have recently been moved and the camp has now been demolished.

Ashkali men wait by the road for work in the Lagja 028 neighborhood of Fushe Kosova/Kosovo Polje.

The mother of one of the three Albanian boys, whose death by drowning after allegedly being chased into the river Ibar by local Serbs set off a wave of ethnic violence that left at least 19 dead, surrounded by relatives at the funeral of two of the boys.

Longshoreman Jorge Aguilar outside Global Docks.

Sarah Palin in her office in Anchorage, Alaska. The Bear was shot by her father.

Bayonne docks seen from Brooklyn bridge.

Newark Bay.

Tommy Hanley in his apartment in Bayonne. His father was kiiled on the docks by the Mafia when he was 4 months old. When he was 14 he played a part alongside Marlon Brando in On the Waterfront. He has been working on the docks for 50 years and is now Recording Secretary for Local 1588 .

Manny Ferreras, Trustee of Local 1588.

Tony Perlstein, Secretary-Treasurer of Local 1588, in his car where he often sleeps in between shifts.

Hudson County Park in Bayonne. Mafiosi John DiGilio, who controlled Local 1588 from the mid 1970's till his murder in the late 1980's, used this park to meet high ranking members of the union.

A Catholic church in Bayonne.

The remains of a pier on the west side of Manhattan. Tom Hanley's father worked these piers as a longshoreman until his murder by the mafia when Tom was four months old.

Ships wait in New York Bay just off Staten Island to enter the docks at Bayonne. Manhattan, Jersey city and Brooklyn can be seen behind.

Unused gantries and docks in Long Island City.

Longshoremen from left, Jorge Aguillar, Manny Ferreras, Anthony Falchiccio, Tony Perlstein and Virgil Maldenado outside Global Docks. They all stood for election on an anti mafia ticket, and were all elected.

Cafe Spice Namaste, London

Tony Blair

Convict Poker. Inmates sit at a table as a bull is released into the arena. The last man sitting wins.

Lake Kilarney. Angola prison is larger than the island of Manhattan, and is bordered on three sides by the Mississippi river. Lake Kilarney was once part of the river and is now an Oxbow lake.

A death row inmate exercises, his exercise area penned off from other death row inmates.

Nouriel Roubini. Known as 'Dr Doom', he is the only eonomist to have accurately predicted the present economic crisis in the US

Biblical paintings adorn the walls of the waiting room that joins onto the Death Chamber at Angola. The door on the right with the Jack 'o' Lanterns is the entrance to the Death Chamber.

Mugshots of inmates at the entrance to Death Row.

Prisoners watch through a fence as members of the public arrive for the rodeo.

Spectators outside the arena.

The Glory Riders wait to enter the Rodeo arena. They bill themselves as " a horseback mounted Christian ministry team"

71% of Angola's 5200 prisoners are serving life and are ineligible for parole. The rest are serving sentences averaging 91 years. Most prisoners are forgotten by their families and roughly 80% of prisoners receive no visitors. On average a third of inmates who die in the prison are buried here.

Convict Poker. After smashing through the table and players, a bull turns for a second charge.

'Guts and Glory', the last and most dangerous part of the rodeo. Prisoners have to grab a poker chip tied to the Bull's forehead.

A prisoner celebrates after winning the bareback horseriding competition.

Prisoners gather to pray.

Cell block.

Elisabeth Moss

Kid Cudie

Jeffrey Lewis

Armazem Do Sol, Funchal

Erin Wasson

Arthur Laurents

Liverpool docks

Ed Stoppard

Rupert Everett

Liverpool dockers on the picket line

Kate Tempest

Public, London

Armazem do Sol, Funchal

Au Rocher de Cancal, Paris

Dinner, London

Dinner, London

Roma, Ashkalli and Egyptian children wait to perform at their school in Prizren.

Breaking up a fight between two women

The Loft Project, London

Chez Guillou, Cabourg

New Tayyabs, London

A man hides from his attackers

Barbecoa, London

Tension rises as men try to break up a fight between two women

At the end of the night, a woman shouts abuse

After a fight, police and friends try to placate an injured man

A fight breaks out between two women

A nightclub fight continues on the street

One gang chases another

Sheltering from the rain

Police arrive at a pub fight

An abandoned jetty on Manhattan.

A Church in Bayonne

Tom Hanley in his apartment, as a boy he played in 'On the waterfront'. A docker since his early teens, he started working after his father was murdered by the mafia.

Dock worker Manny Ferreras

A park in Bayonne where the mafia used to meet the union bosses

Abandoned docks in Long Island City

Dock worker Tony Perlstein waits in his car for his late night shift to begin.

The second anniversary of the strike

A dockers wife

Dockers receiving their strike pay in a local pub

Striking dockworker Billy Jenkins.

After a shift on the picket line, a game of pool

Blast walls to stop drive by shootings separate the minority Serbian village of Babin Most from the main road that runs from the capital Prishtina to the divided town of Mitrovica.

The Lahi family, Ashkali's who fled Kosovo during the 1999 war. They were returned from Germany in 2006.

The Rexhepi family fled to Sweden after the anti minority riots of 2004. They were returned to Kosovo with one month's notice in 2008.

Elvis and Mecca decorate the walls in the home of an Ashkali family returned from Germany.

The remains of the Roma neighborhood in Mitrovica, destroyed after the war by Albanian mobs in apparent revenge for supposed Roma collaboration with Serb forces during the war.

Roma Milana Stojanovic in her one room home. Her house was burnt down in revenge attacks by local Albanians aftter the 1999 war, it was rebuilt by the UN and then burnt down again in 2000.

Roma children in their one room home.

Roma boys in a fountain in New Belgrade

Danny DeVito

An Askali woman with local children in Dubrava, an Ashkali village where there is over 90% unemployment.

Musician Xhemal Mustafa near his home in Pljementina

A polluted river.

Damien Hirst

Sami Salihi an Ashkali who suffered discrimination at work and lost his job as a result.

New housing for internally displaced Roma, Ashkalli and Egyptians. In the background the Kosovo B power station.

The abandoned Serbian cemetary in Southern Mitrovica, a reminder of the time before and during the 1999 war, when the south of the city was dominated by Serbs, and the north by Albanians. After the war the positions reversed with the Serbs taking the north to be closer to Serbia.

Dinner, London

Kazuo Ishiguro

China Mieville

Nic Fiddian-Green

Matthew Herbert

After a fight

Sebastian Faulks

Edward St. Aubyn

Jeanette Winterson

Nuuk's population of 15,000 is rapidly expanding as people move from smaller towns and villages that are suffering from economic decline. Here, a new development on the edge of the city.

A street market in Nuuk.

A mannequin in the window of a store in Nuuk's newest shopping mall.

A cemetary in Nuuk.

A youth stands in front of condemned social housing in Nuuk.

Fisherman have their catch weighed at a local market. Fishing and whaling used to be the mainstay of Nuuks economy, fisherman say they can no longer make ends meet due to declining fish stocks.

Mountains near Nuuk where Nuna Minerals plan the construction of a Gold mine.

Narsaq, in southern Greenland. Declining fish stocks due to warming seas have put the town into a slow decline. A proposed rare earth mine in nearby mountains is seen by many as Narsaq's only hope.

A couple drink in Narsaq's only bar.

Youths trampolining near midnight in Narsaq. The proposed rare earth mine will be situated on the mountains in the background.

Rare earth mineral rich rocks lie scattered on a mountainside, part of one of the largest deposits of rare earth minerals outside of China. Geologists from Greenland Minerals and Energy who are developing the mine stand in the background.

Some of the many thousands of cores that have been drilled during the exploration of the area above Narsaq that is rich in rare earth minerals.

Rock core samples under ultraviolet light. Rare earth minerals show up green.

A fisherman sails past melting icebergs.

Ivalo and Mattaaq Qujaukitsog during their marriage ceremony in the church at Narsaq.

Teenagers on the roof of an abandoned house in Narsaq. Residents hope that the new mine will reinvigorate the town, but are concerned about damage to the environment caused by radioactive Uranium tailings that are a by product of rare earth mining.

Icebergs in the bay at Narsaq.

Night time in Narsaq.

Elliot Carter

Martha Wainwright

In Albania a new motorway is under construction that will run from Tirana, the capital of Albania, to Prishtina, the capital of Kosovo. The road will cut the journey time between the two capitals from 14 hours to 3.

New construction dwarfs a traditional Ottoman style house in Prishtina, capital of Kosovo.

The grave of a Kosovo Liberation Army fighter stands at the entrance to his village.

Howard Jacobson

Edmund De Waal

Simon Winder

Carl Djerassi

A ship sails from Sambro to go long lining for swordfish on the Grand Banks.

Jack Monroe

Lindsay Duncan

Oscar Murillo

William Boyd

The Mary Maersk, the largest container ship in the world, moves through the waters of the North Sea.

The bridge.

A straddle carrier station during a storm. Straddle carriers are very high vehicles that carry the containers to the ship ready for loading

A sign on the side of the Mary Maersk showing Tugs where to position themselves when helping to steer the ship

Captain Franz Holmberg steers the Mary Maersk into the port at Bremerhaven, Germany

Containers are loaded at Bremerhaven

Entrance to the Bridge

Breakfast for the crew

The mooring lines are pulled in as the ship sets sail

After navigating the ship through the narrow waterways leading from Bremerhaven to the open sea, a local pilot is winched onto a helicopter and taken back to shore.

Lunch on the ship

The port of Bremerhaven, Germany

Gissur Vestergaard from the Faroe Islands (left) talks to his fellow electrician Danilo Songco from Thailand about the work plan for the day

4th Engineer Jens Jensen

2nd Engineer Oleksander Gaponov

After navigating the ship from the port at gothenburg to the open sea, the local pilot prepares to climb down the ships ladder to a waiting boat.

Tugs pull the Mary Maersk into position as it arrives at Bremerhaven.

The Mary Maersk arrives at Rotterdam

Captain Franz Holmberg walks through the ship

Tommy Lee Jones

Reese Witherspoon

Michel Faber

Ian Hislop

Roja Dove

Eva Green

Laura Marling