2019 / Editorial / Photo Essay

Citizens of Despair

  • Photographer
    Javier Arcenillas

More than ten years after his expulsion from Myanmar, thousands of unregistered Rohingya refugees living in makeshift camp Kutupalong, Bangladesh, have been forcibly displaced from their homes, in an act of intimidation and abuse of local authorities. Some international organizations have been treating many people for injuries where the majority were women and children victims of rejection and the disdain and the situation seems to be moving to nowhere. The Rohingya are a small Muslim ethnic group have for years been fleeing the northern Rakhine state of Myanmar

Humanist, Psychologist at the Complutense University of Madrid. He teaches photojournalism and documentary photography at the International School PICA. He develops humanitarian essays where the main characters are integrated in societies that borders and sets upon any reason or human rights in a world that becomes increasingly more and more indifferent.It has 4 books published CITY HOPE, WELCOME, SICARIOS and UFOpresences.His most complete news articles outside Spain can be read in Time, CNN, IL Magazine, Leica Magazine, Der Spiegel, Stern, GEO, VICE News, National Geographic,TRIP, El Mundo.