Omar Havana

Photographer
    
Portfolio NGO
Location: Paris, France
Nationality: Spanish
Biography: Omar Havana, 1975 Granada, Spain. Spanish Freelance Photojournalist. Based in Paris, France. Previously based in Asia. ( Nepal 2014-2015 and Cambodia 2008 - 2014 ; 2015-2017) Omar has worked as a professional photojournalist since 2005, and since... read on

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From Rice Fields to Ice Rink: Cambodia"™s First Figure Skating Team

By Omar Havana / Phnom Penh — Like most Cambodians, 27-year-old  Sen Bunthoeurn  had never heard of figure skating a few years..
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The Big C

By Omar Havana / Bhaktapur — According to the World Health Organisation, 10 million people are affected by cancer every year worldwide,..
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A Bloodbath in the Name of Gadhimai

By Omar Havana / Bariyarpur, Nepal — Over two million people attended this year's Gadhimai festival in Nepal's Bara District. Held every..
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The Forgotten

By Omar Havana / Lele, Nepal — People affected by leprosy in Nepal still suffer from stigma and discrimination, in addition to the..
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Endurance

By Omar Havana / Nepal — On April 25th, 2015 a 7.8 magnitude earthquake devastated Nepal, leaving almost 9,000 people dead, 22,000..
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35 years searching for justice in Cambodia

By Omar Havana / Phnom Penh — Close to two million people were killed during the Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia, a generation lost in a..
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CEMENTery

By Omar Havana / Kampong Trach — Millions of years ago, a cluster of coral reefs stood firm here as the water receded, leaving them..
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The Bucolic Life of a Cambodian Grandmother Accused of Mass Killings

By Omar Havana / Anlong Veng, cambodia — In this dusty mountain hamlet on the Thai border, she is known as Grandma Chaem. The tiny 74-year-old lives..
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They Smashed Banks for Pol Pot. Now They"™re Founding Them

By Omar Havana / Malai cambodia — When the Khmer Rouge were ousted in 1979, they retreated to strongholds like Malai on the western fringes..
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Breaking tradition among Nepal's Maithil women

By Omar Havana / Janakpur, Nepal — Like many women in the Maithil community in Nepal, Manjula Thakur found her life severely restricted and..
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Bonjour, Paris

By Omar Havana / Paris — "The meaning of the other and love have disappeared from this society. Without money, people do not..
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Trapped: the Dark Side of Cambodia's Beer Gardens

By Omar Havana / Siem Reap — Throughout Cambodia, thousands of women, most of them under the age of 25, work in beer gardens, karaoke..
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When the Earth Shook Nepal

By Omar Havana / Nepal — A 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on April 25th, 2015, shaking the already-impoverished nation to its..
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A woman's Cry: The detention of Tep Vanny

By Omar Havana / Phnom Penh — Tep Vanny is Cambodia’s most famous activist and the leader of the women of Boeung Kak Lake, who..
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Devotees of the Ink

By Omar Havana / Nakhom Pathom — Once a year, thousands of people from all over Thailand travel to the Wat Bang Phra temple, located about..
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Inside a Cambodian Slaughterhouse

By Omar Havana / Siem Reap — In a country where the demand for meat is ever-increasing and where pork is generally favored,..
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The Way

By Omar Havana / Greece — More than 100,000 refugees and migrants have arrived in Greece since the beginning of 2016. They cross the..
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The Khmer Fighters

By Omar Havana / Siem Reap — Pradal Serey or Kun Khmer -free fighting- is an unarmed martial art from Cambodia. Compared to other forms..
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My Country Is My Family

By Omar Havana / Nepal — Surrounded by stunning forest, Beldangi is an example of how a refugee camp should be. Only one banner and..
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Evicting Dreams: The Last Days of the White Building

By Omar Havana / Phnom Penh — On June 6th, the faces of the residents of the White Building showed the sadness of what were their..
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The Angkor Hell

By Omar Havana / Siem Reap — Just a few dozen kilometres away from the world-famous Angkor temples, about 300 people have lived for the..
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La Vie En Jaune

By Omar Havana / Paris, — Hundreds of thousands of “Gilets Jaunes” (meaning “Yellow Vest” in French) have..
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