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Quique Kierszenbaum

Quique Kierszenbaum

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Profession: Photographer, Journalist
Location: Jerusalem , Israel
URL: http://quiquek.photoshelter.com/
URL: http://www.flickr.com/photos/quiquek_publications/
Email: •••••••• (private)
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Languages spoken: English, Spanish, Portuguese
Organization: Freelance
Journal: http://quiquek.blogspot.com/
Skype: Quiquek quiquek
Mobile phone: + 972 546861825
Last login: about 3 years ago
Member since: 13 Nov 2005 05:11

About

Born in Montevideo, I’m a photojournalist based in Jerusalem covering the ongoing conflict between Palestinians and Israelis. I specialize in documentary and features in the Middle-East and South Americas as well as special features on the Holy Land. I work as freelance photographer since 1996, when I started to work for South American media. Today I work covering the conflict in the region for several clients, and I do feature stories with a dipper angle, trying to show the story behind the news.My work has been published in several publications which includes: Time Magazine, Newsweek Magazine, Chicago Tribune, The Daily Telegraph, Telegraph Magazine, The Independent, The Independent Magazine, Die Weltwoche, Das Magazine, El Pais Magazine, El Mundo,D Reppublica delle Donne,among others.

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Publications

Quique Kierszenbaum. "The changing face of the West Bank" FT.com , Jun 18 2008.
Quique Kierszenbaum. "Settling in old Jerusalem" FT.com , Apr 30 2008.
Quique Kierszenbaum. "A rough guide to Hebron: The world's strangest guided tour highlights the abuse of Palestinians" The Independent Magazine , Jan 26 2008.
Quique Kierszenbaum. "Peace studies: Children of Israel " The Independent , Oct 18 2007.
Quique Kierszenbaum. pp. pp 6, Oct 16 2007. "A world of hurt, hope" Chicago Tribune , pp. pp 6. Oct 16 2007.
Quique Kierszenbaum. pp. "pp. 40-41", Sep 21 2007. "A problem for Israel's farmers: The seven-year hitch " The Independent , pp. "pp. 40-41". Sep 21 2007.
Quique Kierszenbaum. pp. 16-21, Apr 2007. "Business as usual" FT Magazine , pp. 16-21. Apr 2007.
Quique Kierszenbaum. pp. pp 1, Dec 23 2006. "'What would happen if the Virgin Mary came to Bethlehem today?'" The Independent , pp. pp 1. Dec 23 2006.
Quique Kierszenbaum. pp. "pp 36 - 44, Sep 2006. "'Nelle carceri di Israele sono...', No. 515" D Repubblica delle Donne , pp. "pp 36 - 44. Sep 2006.
Quique Kierszenbaum. "Ring of hope: United under the big top" The Independent , Jul 12 2006.

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Recent Post

Emilio Morenatti was injured in Afganistan

Two AP journalists wounded in Afghanistan bombing

(AP) – 1 hour ago

KABUL — A roadside bombing has wounded two Associated Press journalists embedded with the U.S. military in southern Afghanistan.

Photographer Emilio Morenatti and AP Television News videographer Andi Jatmiko were traveling with the military when their vehicle was struck by the bomb Tuesday.

Both were immediately taken to a military hospital in Kandahar. Jatmiko suffered leg injuries and two broken ribs. Morenatti, badly wounded in the leg, underwent an operation that resulted in the loss of his foot.

Morenatti, 40, a Spaniard, is an award-winning photographer based in Islamabad who has worked for the AP in Afghanistan, Israel and the Palestinian territories. He was named Newspaper Photographer of the Year in 2009 by Pictures of the Year International.

Jatmiko, 44, of Indonesia, has reported for the AP from throughout Asia for more than 10 years.

AP President Tom Curley said their injuries reflected “the risks that journalists like Emilio and Andi encounter every day as they staff the front lines of the most dangerous spots of the world. We are grateful for their bravery and their commitment to the news. Our hearts are with them and their families, especially Emilio’s wife, Marta, and Andi’s wife, Pingkan.”

Journalists have faced increasing danger from roadside bombs as they go on assignment with Western troops carrying out new offensives as part of the effort by the United States and its allies to turn the tide of the Afghan war.

Eighteen journalists were killed in Afghanistan between 1992 and 2008, making it the 11th most dangerous country in the world for media workers, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists. At least one more has been killed this year.

Roadside bombs are now the cause of the majority of U.S. and NATO deaths in Afghanistan.

According to figures from the U.S.-based Joint IED Defeat Organization, the number of incidents from IEDs, or improvised explosive devices, soared to 828, the highest level of the war and more than twice as many as in July 2008.

Copyright © 2009 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.

12 Aug 2009 08:08 | 6 replies

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