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James Oatway


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Profession: Photojournalist
Location: Johannesburg , South Africa
Home base: Johannesburg
URL: http://www.jamesoatway.com
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Languages spoken: English, Afrikaans
Organization: Sunday Times (South Africa)
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Last login: 7 months ago
Member since: 31 May 2006 08:05


James Oatway (www.jamesoatway.com) is a Photojournalist based in Johannesburg, South Africa. A staff photographer at the Sunday Times, Oatway specialises in News and Documentary photography. His work has appeared in Newsweek, The Guardian, Paris-Match, The Economists’ Intelligent Life magazine and 100Eyes digital magazine among others.


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Free Anton Hammerl.

South African photographer Anton Hammerl has been missing in Libya since the beginning of April 2011.

No one has seen or heard from him since he was captured in Brega. It was initially reported that he was with three other journalists who have all been seen in a detention centre in Tripoli… but still nothing about Anton. If you haven’t yet signed the petition, please do so:


The Free Anton Hammerl facebook page:


You can see some of his work here:


There are various demonstrations planned for Thursday 21 April in South Africa.

Free Anton Hammerl… #freeantonhammerl

20 Apr 2011 08:04 | 13 replies

Recent posts from James Oatway's Personal Network

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Free Anton Hammerl. by James Oatway about 4 years ago by James Oatway
Haiti Audio Slideshow By James Oatway. by James Oatway about 5 years ago
Excellent Haiti Fixer by James Oatway about 5 years ago by Harvey Hook
Copyright For Newspaper Photographers by James Oatway over 5 years ago
Xenophobic Violence In S. Africa by James Oatway almost 7 years ago by James Oatway


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