lynsey addario, photographer

Portraits

  
  
My grandmother, Nonnie. 1999.
     
  
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez films his weekly radio Presidential address, 'Alo Presidente' , on the 14th day of a nationwide strike in Caracas, Venezuela, December 15, 2002.  Supporters and detracters of President Chavez have been demonstrating simultaneously throughout the city since the beginning of the strike.
  
Villagers greet the Crown Prince Abdullah in Majlis.  Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 2004
  
Prince Mohammad bin Faisal eats lunch at home with his children in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 2004.
     
  
Mexican Presidentian canidate Felipe Calderón
  
  
     
  
Miss India Beauty Pageant. Bombay, India.  2000
  
Miss India Beauty Pageant. Bombay, India.  2000
  
Tiara adjusts her weaves as she hangs out in her bedroom in the projects in Chinatown, New York.  August 1999.
     
  
United Arab Emirates Economy Minister, Sheikha Lubna, poses for portraits in the business center lobby of the Emirates Towers hotel in Dubai, UAE, November 15, 2007.
  
United Arab Emirates Economy Minister, Sheikha Lubna, poses for portraits in the business center lobby of the Emirates Towers hotel in Dubai, UAE, November 15, 2007.
  
Chibalonza, 26, sits in the hospital in Walungu, South Kivu, in Eastern Congo, April 14, 2008. Chibalonza was kidnapped by six men in uniforms and brought to the forest for nine months, where she was raped repeatedly.  'I am alone here--all my family is dead...they killed two of my children, one in front of me--struck a hammer to his head, and the other I couldn't see.  They killed my husband in the Ninja forest. My sister saw the death of my husband....They were interhamwe.  They spoke KenyaRwanda and we walked for four days to reach the forest where they kept me in a hole underground surrounded by rocks....'  An average of 400 women per month were estimated to be sexually assualted in the autumn of 2007 in eastern Congo, while in the first months of 2008, the figure dropped to an average of 100 women per month. This said, many women never make it to treatment centers, and are not accounted for in these statistics.
     
  
Pakistani Taliban fighters in Bar Kambar Khel, in the Pakistani tribal area near the border of Afghanistan, July 4, 2008.  The area is largely under the control of the group named the
  
An Afghan fighter in front of the head commander's office at a police station on December 14, 2001 in Kandahar, Afghanistan.
  
     
  
  
PRD Candidate, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, greets supporters before speaking in Jalisco, Mexico, while touring around the state for the last few months of his campaign tour leading up to elections.  Lopez Obrador held the lead in the presidential elections until recently, and has of late fallen second to PAN Candidate, Calderon.
  
Abdul Hussein Majid Quing, 16, stands at attention while being trained along with other new recruits for the Sudanese Liberation Army in Bahai, Sudan,  August 25, 2004.  The SlA is one of the Sudanese rebel groups controlling parts of Darfur.Rebels, and are currently staging a 24-hour boycott of the Nigerian peace talks for Sudan in protest of recent new attacks against civilians in Darfur, which they say killed 75 civilians in six villages.Up to 50,000 people have died since the conflict began in February 2003 and more than a million have fled their homes for fear of attack by the Janjaweed.
     
  
Man tortured by government representatives  in a Marla, in South Darfur, claims he had sand thrust in his eyes until he went blind.  Kalma camp, Nyala. South Darfur,Sudan,  November 2005.
  
Soldiers with the Sudanese Liberation Army sit by their truck while struck in the mud in Darfur, Sudan, August 21, 2004.  The SlA is one of the Sudanese rebel groups controlling parts of Darfur.Rebels, and are currently staging a 24-hour boycott of the Nigerian peace talks for Sudan in protest of recent new attacks against civilians in Darfur, which they say killed 75 civilians in six villages.Up to 50,000 people have died since the conflict began in February 2003 and more than a million have fled their homes for fear of attack by the Janjaweed.