July 28, 2021
N. Paleologos: “We owe it to their painful experiences, to tell their stories as honestly as possible”
Two photojournalists, Chrysoula Patsou and Nikos Palaiologos, discuss their projects during the refugee crisis, talk about the photojournalist’s mission as a “chronicler of History”, and comment on the challenges that the freedom of press faces in Greece.
July 28, 2021
N. Paleologos: “We owe it to their painful experiences, to tell their stories as honestly as possible”
Two photojournalists, Chrysoula Patsou and Nikos Palaiologos, discuss their projects during the refugee crisis, talk about the photojournalist’s mission as a “chronicler of History”, and comment on the challenges that the freedom of press faces in Greece.

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Having crossed the Aegean sea from Turkey, around 200 refugees and migrants arrive in a dinghy on a beach of Lesvos, October 2015 / © Nikos Paleologos

Having crossed the Aegean sea, refugees and migrants arrive in a dinghy on a beach of Lesvos, 8 October 2015 / © Nikos Paleologos

The sea washes ashore an Afghan passport, Lesvos, October 2015 / © Nikos Paleologos

Refugees and migrants arrive on a boat at a beach in Lesvos, 12 October 2015 / © Nikos Paleologos

A boat carrying refugees and migrants approaches the shore of Lesvos, 13 October 2015 / © Nikos Paleologos

Refugee on the beach of Lesvos shortly after the arrival of a boat, 13 October 2016 / © Nikos Paleologos

At an old factory, in the port of Patras, unaccompanied minors wait for their chance to hide under a truck and pass to Italy, April 2021 / © Chrysoula Patsou

A refugee woman carrying her young child, under the hot sun, Eleonas Refugee Accommodation Center, July 2021 / © Chrysoula Patsou

A refugee child plays holding a balloon, Reception and Identification Center (RIC) Vathy, Samos, May 2021 / © Chrysoula Patsou

Residents of the RIC Moria, Lesvos, wait outside the Asylum Service in the rain, January 2017 / © Chrysoula Patsou

A refugee from Afghanistan cooks using a makeshift fire, RIC Moria, October 2018 / © Chrysoula Patsou

A protest on the International Day against Racial Discrimination and Racism, with the participation of refugees, March 2021 / © Chrysoula Patsou

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