TOKYO-2020 Editorial / Photo Essay

War After The War.

  • Prize
    Silver in Editorial/Photo Essay
  • Photographer
    Yusuke Suzuki
  • Photo Date
    January, 2020.

Nine years have passed in March since the democracy movement that began in Syria in 2011 turned into a war. What was initially a simple structure of Syrian government forces vs. rebels has been replaced by an influx of various forces from outside the country. On October 9, 2019, Turkish forces began to invade Rojava, an area of effective Kurdish control across the border, as if waiting for news of President Trump's decision to withdraw U.S. troops, announced three days earlier.Now, the war in Syria has entered a new phase.