Posts Tagged ‘Reporters without Borders’

Photographer Killed in Israeli Airstrike in Gaza (Update)

Posted by on Thursday July 31, 2014 | Obituary, Photojournalism

Rami Rayan, a photographer with the Palestine Network for Press and Media, was killed July 30 in an air strike by the Israeli Defense Forces in the Shuja’iya neighborhood of Gaza, Reporters Without Borders reports. Rayan’s network manager told Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) that the photographer was covering civilians shopping during what they thought... More

Fleeing Violence against Journalists, Veracruz Photographer Seeks Asylum in US

Posted by on Friday June 1, 2012 | Photojournalism

A photojournalist from Veracruz, Mexico, is seeking political asylum in the US following a wave of killings of journalists who have covered drug trafficking in the violence-ridden Mexican state. The El Paso Times reports that Miguel Angel Lopez Solana, a photographer for La Jornada, a daily newspaper in Mexico, has decided to seek political asylum... More

Print Sales, Web Site to Benefit Anton Hammerl’s Children

Posted by on Wednesday September 7, 2011 | Events, Photojournalism, Photos In The News

Friends of Anton Hammerl, the South African-born, London-based photographer and photo editor who was killed by pro-Qaddafi forces in Libya in April, have set up a Web site,,  to raise money for his three children. Tax deductible donations made to the site, which is sponsored by the non-profit Reporters Without Borders, will be used... More