Scenes from Work as Photojournalists are Increasingly Caught Up in the Protest Field – Reading The Pictures

Scenes from Work as Photographers Increasingly Caught Up in the Protests They Cover
That’s how AFP photographer Luis Robayo captions two Instagram posts featuring recent images of himself on assignment covering protests in Columbia (1, 2). The protests started in opposition to a tax reform bill and then quickly escalated into expressions of outrage against police violence, government corruption, a poorly handled pandemic, and increasing poverty.