Jeroen Oerlemans, Dutch photojournalist, Died at 45

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Jeroen Oerlemans was born in 1970, and died on October 2, 2016.

He was a Dutch photographer and war correspondent.

Oerlemans reported mainly from the Near East and Afghanistan.

Jeroen Oerlemans’s photographs were published in Newsweek, Time, The Guardian, International Herald Tribune, The Sunday Times and Courrier International.

Jeroen Oerlemans was killed by a sniper in the Libyan city of Sirte.

When he was a freelance photographer he covered several areas of conflict: Afghanistan, Haiti, Pakistan and nearly all countries of the Near East (Iraq, Iran, Lebanon, Sudan, Libya, Syria, Israel and the Palestinian Territories).

During his latter years he was mostly active in Afghanistan, Libya and Syria.

Oerlemans’s photographs were published in Newsweek, Time, The Guardian, International Herald Tribune, The Sunday Times, Courrier International and elsewhere.

Oerlemans was represented by Panos Pictures’ Panos Network, and by Hollandse Hoogte.

When he did not work, Oerlemans lived in Amsterdam with his wife and children.

He was survived by his wife and three small children.

Jeroen Oerlemans passed away at 45 years old.

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