Will (b. 1978, USA) is an American photographer based in Bangkok, Thailand. He is currently covering Burundi. Will graduated from the University of Kansas with a degree in journalism in the year 2000, and got his start as a photographer stringing for Reuters in Southeast Asia. He has covered a range of stories including the civil war in Sri Lanka, the Cyclone Nargis aftermath in Burma, the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, political violence and the cholera epidemic in Zimbabwe, the Kachin conflict, the war in Afghanistan, development and environmental woes in Cambodia, and the garment manufacturing industry in Cambodia and Bangladesh. Will was a finalist for the 2010 Alexia Foundation Grant for professional photographers. He won 1st place in the Spot News category in the 2008 FCCT Photo Contest with an image from his story about the Cyclone Nargis aftermath in Burma. He was nominated for the Joop Swart World Press Photo Masterclass and Unicef Pictures of the Year in 2009. An exhibition of Will’s work depicting the lives of Cambodian garment workers traveled around the UK and the Czech Republic in 2011 and 2012. Will’s work has also been shown at the Angkor Photo Festival (Cambodia) and the Fotografia Festival (Italy). Will worked as the photo editor at the Phnom Penh Post in Cambodia from 2010-2013. Will’s images have been published by the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, TIME, Newsweek, Stern, Der Spiegel, Geo, Internazionale, Le Monde, Le Figaro, Le Monde, Liberation, l'Obs, the Telegraph, the Sunday Times, Bloomberg, Marie Claire, The Walrus, Maclean’s, Médecins Sans Frontières, Human Rights Watch, the World Organisation Against Torture and Labour Behind the Label.
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Young men hang out in Cibatoke quarter in Bujumbura, Burundi on January 27, 2016. Bujumbura's Cibatoke quarter has been the site of frequent violence between Burundi's security forces and rebels. The police and army carry out almost daily searches, frequently arresting men -- young Tutsis in particular -- who often are never seen again.
Young men hang out in Cibatoke quarter in Bujumbura, Burundi on January 16, 2016. Bujumbura's Cibatoke quarter has been the site of frequent violence between Burundi's security forces and rebels. The police and army carry out almost daily searches, frequently arresting men -- young Tutsis in particular -- who often are never seen again.
At graveside, pallbearers lower the coffin of Gloris Burakuvye, 21, who was allegedly executed by police in Cibatoke quarter of Bujumbura, Burundi on January 21, 2016, the same afternoon that a UN Security Council delegation arrived in Burundi. Picture taken January 26, 2016. NOTE: The date on the cross is incorrect (actual birth year: 1994).