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Esa Ylijaasko (1989) is a documentary photographer originally from a small northern town of Keminmaa, Finland. After graduating from Jyväskylä College of Arts he started working for newspapers in Finland and Chile.Esa’s personal projects lead him to Russia, Spain and Turkey. Since 2012, he has concentrated on a personal, in-depth documentary project on the victims of the Syrian Civil War.
2011 - Magnum Photos Showcase winner in November 2012.
- Breaking news
A Black Dog
A dog walks on a rooftop near Süleymaniye Mosque in Istanbul, March 2015. Süleymaniye is a district in Istanbul known as a place that is settled by Syrian refugees. While only a tenth of Syrians in Turkey live in camps, the rest have settled in cities.