Exactly 60 years ago AFP reporter Paul Guihard was murdered as white rioters protested against the University of Mississippi admitting its first Black student. He was only the journalist killed covering the US civil rights struggle, and mystery still surrounds his death
The murders of British journalist Dom Phillips and Brazilian Indigenous expert Bruno Pereira in the Amazon jungle shocked the world. But photographer João Laet, who covered the search for AFP, felt it even more. He was Phillips’ friend
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