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Giulio Paletta

Giulio Paletta (Milan, Italy, 1984) is an Italian documentary photographer.
MA degree in Photojournalism at Westminster University, London, UK. BA degree in journalism in Milan, Italy. He has traveled to more than 100 countries around the world documenting important social issues such as mental diseases, religious persecution, human rights, poverty, illegal immigration and domestic violence. His work has been published in various Italian and international magazines such as National Geographic, Le Monde, Internazionale, GEO magazine, Amnesty International, Claudia, Horizonte Geografico, Jesus magazine, Popoli magazine, Credere, Private magazine, Correio Popular, Metropole, Israel My Glory, The Baptist Times, The Church Times, The Turkish Times, Life Style Magazine, Viaggiando. In 2010 his pictures of the christian community of Tur Abdin, in Turkey, were showed in a photo exhibition opened by His grace the Archbishop of Canterbury at Southwark Cathedral in London, UK. In 2015 work on the Sahrawi refugees in Algeria were exhibited in Milan, at Spazio Anteo. One of the main focus of his work is to describe how persecuted Christian communities struggle to survive as a minority in the Middle-East and in South Asia. He collaborates with different NGO's and human rights associations. In November 2011 He held a workshop on Photojournalism at StudiMaya photography school in Bali, Indonesia. He just finished working on a long term project that soon will become a book called “FRONTEIRAS: Crossing Brazilian borders”, about the daily life and the unique cultural melting pot in remote areas and border towns in Brazil. He is currently based in São Paulo, Brazil