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Mati Milstein / Photojournalist

Shooting news, documentary and commercial photography from the Middle East to North America.

"The camera is an instrument that teaches people how to see without a camera."

Fire and Smoke III

A Palestinian man walks through smoke created by burning tires during a protest near the West Bank city of Ramallah in support of Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli detention.

Fire and Smoke III

A Palestinian man walks through smoke created by burning tires during a protest near the West Bank city of Ramallah in support of Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli detention.

Fire and Smoke II

Palestinian men light a firebomb during a protest near the West Bank city of Ramallah in support of Palestinian prisoners being held in Israeli detention.

Fire and Smoke II

Palestinian men light a firebomb during a protest near the West Bank city of Ramallah in support of Palestinian prisoners being held in Israeli detention.

Fire and Smoke I

Palestinians walk through a cloud of smoke and tear gas during a protest near the West Bank city of Ramallah in support of Palestinian prisoners being held in Israeli detention.

Fire and Smoke I

Palestinians walk through a cloud of smoke and tear gas during a protest near the West Bank city of Ramallah in support of Palestinian prisoners being held in Israeli detention.

The Power of Perspective

An injured Palestinian man climbs into an ambulance as an Israeli Border Police officer aims a weapon firing rubber bullets at other Palestinians throwing stones during a protest near Ramallah in support of Palestinian prisoners held by Israel.

The Power of Perspective

An injured Palestinian man climbs into an ambulance as an Israeli Border Police officer aims a weapon firing rubber bullets at other Palestinians throwing stones during a protest near Ramallah in support of Palestinian prisoners held by Israel.

Women’s Intifada

Palestinian women and men in Jaffa demonstrate in solidarity with Egyptian women struggling against sexual harassment and assault.

Women’s Intifada

Palestinian women and men in Jaffa demonstrate in solidarity with Egyptian women struggling against sexual harassment and assault.

Women Man the Lines V: No Tears

A Palestinian woman rests inside a house as she recovers from tear gas inhalation suffered during a protest against Israeli security forces in the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh.

Women Man the Lines V: No Tears

A Palestinian woman rests inside a house as she recovers from tear gas inhalation suffered during a protest against Israeli security forces in the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh.

Women Man the Lines IV: At the Front

Palestinian women lead a protest march towards the Qalandiya checkpoint between Jerusalem and the West Bank city of Ramallah.

Women Man the Lines IV: At the Front

Palestinian women lead a protest march towards the Qalandiya checkpoint between Jerusalem and the West Bank city of Ramallah.

Women Man the Lines III: Up Against the Wall

Palestinian women hold signs during a protest against Israeli security forces at the Qalandiya crossing between Jerusalem and the West Bank city of Ramallah.

Women Man the Lines III: Up Against the Wall

Palestinian women hold signs during a protest against Israeli security forces at the Qalandiya crossing between Jerusalem and the West Bank city of Ramallah.

Women’s Work

A Palestinian activist peers down from an office building onto Ramallah’s central square during March 15 protests  seeking to end the rift between the rival Hamas and Fatah factions.

Women’s Work

A Palestinian activist peers down from an office building onto Ramallah’s central square during March 15 protests seeking to end the rift between the rival Hamas and Fatah factions.

The Face of Unity

Thousands of Palestinians, including these youth activists in Ramallah’s central square, take to the streets in March 15 protests seeking to end the rift between the rival Hamas and Fatah factions.

The Face of Unity

Thousands of Palestinians, including these youth activists in Ramallah’s central square, take to the streets in March 15 protests seeking to end the rift between the rival Hamas and Fatah factions.

Watching you watching me

An Israeli riot police officer stands in front of a mural of an elderly Palestinian man, following a march by Jewish extremists through a part of the seaside city of Jaffa populated mostly by Arab residents.

Watching you watching me

An Israeli riot police officer stands in front of a mural of an elderly Palestinian man, following a march by Jewish extremists through a part of the seaside city of Jaffa populated mostly by Arab residents.

Don’t Fence Me In

Masked Palestinian men cut through a section of the Israeli separation barrier as Israeli soldiers look on in the West Bank village of Bil’in.

Don’t Fence Me In

Masked Palestinian men cut through a section of the Israeli separation barrier as Israeli soldiers look on in the West Bank village of Bil’in.

Get Down. And Stay Down.

An Israeli Border Police officer fires a tear gas grenade at  protesters in the West Bank Palestinian village of Bil’in. Local  resident Jawaher Abu Rahmah later died after inhaling large amounts of gas during the protest.

Get Down. And Stay Down.

An Israeli Border Police officer fires a tear gas grenade at protesters in the West Bank Palestinian village of Bil’in. Local resident Jawaher Abu Rahmah later died after inhaling large amounts of gas during the protest.

RETRO 2010: The Year in Pictures / Audio slideshow

Click here for an audio slideshow of photographs I shot in Israel and the Palestinian Authority during 2010. (Music by Le Trio Joubran)

Mortal Kombat

A Palestinian boy attempts to extinguish a brush fire ignited when  Israeli troops opened fire on an olive tree with tear gas grenades  during a protest in the West Bank.

Mortal Kombat

A Palestinian boy attempts to extinguish a brush fire ignited when Israeli troops opened fire on an olive tree with tear gas grenades during a protest in the West Bank.