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Recycle

by Mahmoud al Massad

Abu Ammar, one of thousands of ex-Mujahideen in Jordan, now struggles to support his family on his meager earnings from recycling discarded cardboard. After years of fighting against the Soviets in Afghanistan, Ammar struggles with his faith and the social realities of life in the hometown of the infamous al Qaeda leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi.

Independent Lens, Global Perspectives Collection, Global Voices

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Relocated Mountains

by Matthew Metcalfe and Julia Parnell

A Kurdish refugee risks his life by traveling back to his homeland to visit his grandmother before she dies.

Global Perspectives Collection

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