Nicolas Asfouri


Nicolas Asfouri is a Danish national, born in Beirut Lebanon, who has worked for Agence France-Presse (AFP) for 19 years. 

Asfouri began his career with AFP as a freelancer in London in 2001, and became a staff photographer in 2004. In 2005, he was named as chief photographer in Portugal and, in 2008, he was named chief photographer in Thailand. From 2016, Asfouri is the senior photographer in AFP’s Beijing bureau in China.

Asfouri has covered a wide range of news events and conflicts in Afghanistan, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Iraq, Israel, Japan, Lebanon, Myanmar, Pakistan, Philippines, and Thailand.

World Press Photo Involvement:
2020 Photo Contest award-winning photographer

Nicolas Asfouri on Social Media:
Twitter: @NAsfouri

Nicolas Asfouri

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