Spanish-born war photojournalist wins Mika Yamamoto award

Aug 13, 2015

Spanish-born war photojournalist wins Mika Yamamoto award

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Ricardo Garcia Vilanova, a Spanish-born photojournalist, believes photography has the power to make the world a better, more peaceful place. Since around 2000, Vilanova, 43, has documented the lives of women and children living in conflict zones in such countries as Afghanistan, Iraq and ...

Jun 2, 2013

A true press hero

Those of us lucky enough to live in countries with press freedom owe much to Mika Yamamoto, posthumously awarded the 2013 World Press Freedom Hero Award.

Journalist killed in Syria honored at U.S. museum

May 17, 2013

Journalist killed in Syria honored at U.S. museum

A Japanese who was among 88 journalists who died last year while reporting the news was honored at the Newseum this week in Washington. Mika Yamamoto, killed last year while covering the civil war in Syria, was added Monday to the Journalists Memorial of ...