Free Syrian Army soldiers pose for a portrait along with their weapons in the Al Kassab region of northwestern Syria. Most of the weapons seen in this photograph are not in working condition. Moreover, the price of bullets is making it almost impossible for them to store enough ammunition in order to keep fighting. ..The Al Kassab region of northwestern Syria is considered the front line in the war against the Assad regime in this region of the country. This is the home to many sunni Muslims... more »
Javier Manzano is an award-winning Mexican American filmmaker, director of photography and journalist best known for his coverage of Latin America and the Middle East. He has worked in over 40 countries around the world, earning him several honors including an Emmy award, two BAFTA nominations, a Pulitzer prize, the Bayeux-Calvados Normandy award for war correspondents and two World Press Photo awards among others.