Shahinaz eldest son Fadi, 21, has succesfully made the perilous journey to Germany two months ago. He is lucky to have a Syrian passport through his father, else, as a stateless Palestinian, he would have been denied border crossing in Europe.

Nathalie Bertrams +905319412281 Turkey


Nathalie is a photojournalist & documentary photographer with a focus on environment, development and social justice issues. She studied Fine Arts in Maastricht, San Francisco and Düsseldorf, graduating with a Master’s degree. After Ethiopia and South Africa, she is now based in Istanbul, Turkey.

Her work has been published by Al Jazeera, Mail & Guardian, The Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, The Telegraph, Süddeutsche Zeitung among others. She is winner of the EU Lorenzo Natali Media Prize 2015 for Journalism on Development; finalist at Kuala Lumpur International Photoawards 2016; shortlisted for the Kolga Tbilisi Photo Awards 2016; nominee for the Felix Schoeller Photo Awards 2015 and the Royal Photographic Society’s Joan Wakelin Bursary for Documentary Photography in 2013.

Nathalie can be contacted for assignments worldwide.

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