Ron Haviv: From political upheaval in Haiti to the invasion of Panama, cocaine wars in Columbia, the release of Nelson Mandela, famine in Somalia, the Gulf War, the flight of the Kurds from Iraq, conflict in Russia, anarchy in Albania, Ron Haviv has confronted risk in order to bring attention to the social and political issues of our century. Haviv is a contract photographer for Newsweek, and his work is widely published by magazines throughout the world. His photographs have earned him several World Press awards, Picture of the Year awards, Overseas Press Club award and the Leica Medal of Excellence. His work has been exhibited at Visa Pour L’Image, Perpignan, Council on Foreign Relations, The Newseum, and the United Nations. He has contributed to several books, and regularly lectures at universities and seminars. Ron Haviv is represented by the Saba Agency, New York.
Chuck Sudetic flew to Belgrade in 1990 as New York Times special correspondent on the Balkans. He covered the collapse of Yugoslavia and the war in Bosnia and Croatia until 1995, filing more than five hundred stories for the Times. His 1995 article for Rolling Stone on the Srebrenica massacre was a finalist for the 1996 National Magazine Award. In 1998, he published the highly acclaimed Blood and Vengeance: One Family's Story of the War in Bosnia. He now works as a political analyst for the International Crisis Group.
David Rieff is an internationally known writer, and the author of a number of books, including Slaughterhouse: Bosnia and the Failure of the West; Crimes of War; What the Public Should Know, edited with Roy Gutman; The Exile: Cuba in the Heart of Miami; Los Angeles: Capital of the Third World; and Going to Miami.
Bernard Kouchner is a founder of Medicins sans Frontieres (Doctors without Borders, Nobel Laureates in 1999) and its sister organization Doctors of the World, and present governor of Kosovo under the United Nations.