Sasan Moayyedi

Photographer @ freelance photographer / Based in Tehran, Iran

Iranian photojournalist Sasan Moayyedi has been working for 38 years.  He began his career in his hometown of Tehran. Moayyedi was one of the first journalists to document Saddam Hussein's chemical attack on the Kurdish city of... read on
Focus: Photographer, Photojournalist, Documentary
Skills: Photojournalism
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Iranian photojournalist Sasan Moayyedi has been working for 38 years. 

He began his career in his hometown of Tehran. Moayyedi was one of the first journalists to document Saddam Hussein's chemical attack on the Kurdish city of Halabja in 1988, and he is responsible for some of the tragedy's most iconic images. Sasan has published eight books of photography and his images have appeared in hundreds of exhibitions. Moayyedi is also producing a number of documentary films.

Sasan has been photographing the Kurdish people for more than 10 years. Recently, he traveled to the Syrian city of Kobane to witness the devastation of the ethnically Kurdish area.