Corinne Dufka

Independent Researcher/Advisor

Corinne Dufka has over 35 years’ experience documenting the impact of conflict on civilians. From 1988 to 1999, she worked with Reuters as a photojournalist covering wars in El Salvador, Bosnia and Africa. In 1999, she left journalism and joined Human Rights Watch where, for the next two decades and from her base in West Africa, she worked as a senior researcher and advocate. As a photographer she was awarded the Capa Gold Medal, IWMF Courage in Journalism Award, and was a Pulitzer finalist. In 2003 she was awarded a MacArthur Fellowship for her work documenting war crimes in Sierra Leone. She left HRW in 2022, and now works as an independent researcher/ advisor,  helping countries mitigate the risk of armed conflict. In 2023, G-Editions published “This is War: Photographs from a Decade of Conflict,” of Dufka’s images while a war photographer.