"Greece in Crisis :ATHENS GHETTO"
08/11/2010 ATHENS ,GREECE . Zinonos Street, Athens, Greece: Undercover policemen arresting an African drug dealer, keeping his mouth open – a common place to hide the drugs – so he cannot swallow. One of the contributing factors in immigrants becoming drug dealers is the massive unemployment rate among them.
Biography: An award-winning photojournalist based in Athens, Greece, Nikos Pilos was born in Corfu in 1967 and is one of Europe’s noted feature photographers. He explores complex stories through intimate images and has traveled extensively to document war, natural disasters, poverty, socioeconomic struggle and cultural shifts. His work appears regularly in top international newspapers and magazines and has been exhibited throughout Europe.Since his first assignment in Lebanon in 1988, he has covered major historical events .