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Jeff Antebi

Entries by Jeff Antebi

Memories of Haiti Before The Quake

(0) Comments | Posted January 14, 2010 | 11:23 AM

Haiti is on my mind and I am very sad tonight.

I was in Port-au-Prince twice in 2009.

When I arrived the first time, and walked around the streets, the people stared at me cold. It was at first glance, an unwelcoming place.

My dear friend Jean-Marc de...

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Christmas, Drug Wars and Juarez

(31) Comments | Posted January 9, 2010 | 11:26 AM

When I mentioned I was going to spend Christmas photographing Juárez, people reacted as if I was planning a trip to Somalia.

They were not that far off.

How out of control is the city of Juárez? Compare the killings there to the war in Afghanistan. In Juárez...

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Voting and Violence in Thailand

(8) Comments | Posted October 4, 2009 | 5:25 PM

Thailand held sub-district, local government elections in September. I went to South Thailand and observed a little bit of what voting was like in that troubled part of the region.

I don't know how to explain what I saw in South Thailand because I witnessed only 72 hours in what...

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The Afghanistan Election on the Ground

(13) Comments | Posted September 1, 2009 | 12:37 PM

I left Afghanistan after the August 2009 presidential elections feeling like I had witnessed a sort of tribal theater of the absurd.

The country was dominated by internal ethnic conflicts among the Pashtuns, Tajiks and Hazaras, to name a few. Every power in the region -- Pakistan, India, Iran,...

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Why We Shouldn't Stigmatize Haiti

(33) Comments | Posted August 23, 2009 | 2:53 PM

In April, as part of a series of photo essays I'm doing, I made my way to Haiti for the recent Haitian Senatorial elections.

When I mentioned Haiti to friends, colleagues and travel agents, the universal response was "what?!?!?!". But I completely understood this reaction. I was worried myself....

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Waxploitation Presents Causes 2

(3) Comments | Posted May 9, 2009 | 11:49 AM

This week sees the release of Waxploitation Presents Causes 2, the second album in our ongoing Darfur benefit series. The beneficiaries being Human Rights Watch, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières and Oxfam America.

The album includes rare and exclusive songs from some of the most compelling artists in the...

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