Kids Playing in bullets dump camp

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UploadedMay 16, 2010
TakenMarch 18, 2010
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D300
Exposure1/1000 sec at f/3.5
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Focal Length18 mm
ISO800
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In the Western Sahara refugee camps near the Tindouf region, Algeria, two kids play with bullets that the army drops as dump near their homes.

Western Sahara was invaded in 1975 by Morocco, and people was moved to this refugee camps. Even when the armed conflict stoped in 1991, kids born here are victims of this "cold war" that Moroccan King keeps against the Polisario (Western Sahara army) since that year. New generations are born and raised inside the camps and show the foreigners the remains of war such as mines, tanks and bullets. Not knowing when this is going to end, they grow up hoping of moving to Spain or studying in another arab country.

February 27th Refugee Camp, Tindouf region, Algeria.
March 7th 2010.

6 responses

  • J.L. Sofka

    J.L. Sofka (Deleted) said (16 May 2010):

    What a sad shot, but I appreciate seeing journalistic shots like yours.

  • Beto

    Beto said (16 May 2010):

    These are the kind of photos I'd to see more on this website, congrats

  • Anthony Cronin

    Anthony Cronin said (16 May 2010):

    brilliant work , I agree this site needs more of this type of photography and not the plethora of flower shots we see

  • Alissa Binder

    Alissa Binder said (9 Feb 2011):

    wow this is a really thought provoking image.

  • Epin Hervin

    Epin Hervin gave props (16 Apr 2011):

    perfect playground

  • JanElle

    JanElle   gave props (1 Oct 2012):

    Such a sad legacy.. an excellent capture.

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