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AUTHOR PROFILE

JAVIER BAULUZ

(1960, Spain)

Photo by: Jaime Alekos

Javier Bauluz (1960, Spain) is a photographer and journalist committed to the defense of human rights. He won a Pulitzer in 1995 with Jean Marc Bouju, Karsten Thielker and Jacqueline Arzt, the team of news photographers that covered the Rwanda crisis for the Associated Press.

He also has worked for Reuters and Staff and published his work in The New York Times, El País Magazine, La Vanguardia, El Mundo, Time and Geo. He covered the wars in Central America in the late 1980s, Pinochet’s last years in power, the first Palestinian Intifada, the Rwanda crisis and waves of migration to Spain and Europe since 1996. He has also produced in-depth reports and documentaries from Latin America, Africa and the Near East.

He has addressed several national and international seminars, and is a professor at Madrid’s IE University and other universities. He has directed the Encuentro Internacional de Foto y Periodismo in the Spanish city of Gijón since 1997, and was one of the promoters of the 2008 Declaration on Journalism and Human Rights.

He founded Periodismo Humano, a website focused on human rights, and has directed it since 2010.