Ali Haj Suleiman is a photojournalist in northwestern Syria. In 2017, he decided to join the ranks of media professionals who document the suffering of Syrians and humanitarian violations against civilians. He believes in the importance of the camera in conveying and alleviating people’s suffering. He has worked with Middle East Eye and many other foreign news outlets.
Suleiman received a Creative Activism Award (CAA) in 2021. He is using the award to purchase press safety equipment, as well as for a project about people collecting unexploded ordinances and selling the scrap metal, turning a tool of destruction into a source of income.
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