• Kyodo


War photographer Ryo Kameyama, 37, is no stranger to danger, having lost the sight in his left eye due to a stray bullet in 2000 while covering the Palestinian conflict. But he feels drawn to Africa, where he has witnessed rampant violence and where he feels Japan’s media don’t tread.

From 2003 to 2010, Kameyama captured images of conflicts in Africa — in Liberia, the Democratic Republic of Congo and elsewhere — and published them last September in the book “Afrika War Journal.”

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