Bassam Khabieh

Bassam Khabieh is an internationally recognized Syrian photographer who documented war crimes and other ongoing human rights violations for eight years during the Syrian war while working for Reuters. His images have been published in the Guardian, the Atlantic, the New York Times, the Washington Post, and Time magazine. Bassam has also consulted for UNICEF and the World Health Organization. He was awarded the Robert Capa Gold Medal in 2015 and in 2018 was named a fellow at the Oak Institute for Human Rights at Colby College, where he taught photography and human rights. Bassam returned to Turkey after finishing his fellowship, where he continues to cover Syrian news and works with journalists and researchers reporting on Syrian refugees in Turkey.