Interview by Alison Stieven-Taylor I met Monique Jaques a few years ago at Visa pour l’image, around the time she made her first trip to the Gaza Strip. On this occasion she was covering the eight-day war between Israel and Hamas. Jaques, a freelance photojournalist, is based in Istanbul. She struck me as a determined woman, passionate about telling stories that mattered. Not just stories that made the news headlines. Since that first trip in 2013 Jaques has travelled to Gaza numerous times, pursuing a story that has not been told, that of the daily lives of Palestinian girls and […]
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