The Battle of Mosul was started on October 16, 2016 and ended with a
Decisive Allied (Iraq, USA, France, UK, Canada, Australia, Germany,
Turkey) Victory over ISIS aka Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)
or Daesh. The battle was the world's single largest military operation in
nearly 15 years, the largest since the 2003 invasion of Iraq. United
Nations' humanitarian coordinator in Iraq, stated, "In a worst-case
scenario, we're literally looking at the single largest humanitarian
operation in the world in 2016."
One Million+ Displaced, tens of thousands killed and injured. City of
two million, lay raised and as the dust settled in 2017, scores were with
out a voice, left orphan, scores of children, some who's parents were
fighting for ISIS, others just victims of the cross fire.This reportage tries
to give them a voice!
LOOK them in the eyes and HEAR them speak: WHY? and what NOW
Scott Mc Kiernan is a media industry leader. Mc Kiernan’s dynamic leadership of the ZUMA Press family of companies, as well as decades of wide-ranging experience in photojournalism have proven to be instrumental in establishing one of the largest editorial photo news agencies in the world and the first digital age picture agency: ZUMA Wire. Go To: ZUMAPRESS.com, zReportage.com, ThePicturesofTheDay.com or DOUBLEtruck Magazine.
Awards 2016: Jim Gordon Editor of the Year Award (One of NPPA's top awards. The award honors an outstanding newspaper, magazine, video, movie, Web, book, or other publications editor who supports and promotes strong photojournalism, best use of photography, and whose individual dedication and efforts have moved photojournalism’s standards forward.)
2019 thru 1980: Won numerous awards from over last decades and in 2019 from Communications Arts Photography awards of excellence. As well as OPC (Overseas Press Club), POYi, BoP (NPPA), SPJ, PDN, ASMP, SPE, Headliner Awards and many other major photography, design and journalism contests world wide.