Teun Voeten

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  • 9 years ago | Longform

    Of the “axis of evil” countries, Iran is the most hospitable for the adventurous traveler. In North Korea, a tourist has a government guide at his side 24/7. We all know about Iraq: No Western tourist is so stupid as to venture there. ...

  • 9 years ago
  • 11 years ago | Longform

    Photos by Tuen Voeten The first democratic elections in the history of Afghanistan will be held this October. While reconstruction is in full swing in Kabul, the capital, most other parts of the country remain uncontrollable. Together with the new...

  • 13 years ago | Longform

    Photographer Teun Voeten arrived in Baghdad on April 13 and immediately began shooting the city’s many portraits of Saddam Hussein. At first, he says, the Iraqis were afraid to touch the portraits, but after the statue was pulled down in fron...


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