Paul Taggart (born 1980) is an American photographer and writer best known for his photographs from the Middle East and Africa.
Taggart was one of the few unembedded western journalists to cover the month-long battle and siege of Najaf, Iraq in 2004 between the Mahdi Militia and the coalition forces. Other prominent news stories Taggart has covered have been Benazir Bhutto's return to Pakistan in 2007 and the dual bombing of her convoy after leaving the airport, the Tsunami in Banda Aceh, the 2005 famine in Niger, the 2005 elections in Liberia, the 2006 war in Lebanon, and the 3-month-long siege of the Nahr al-Bared refugee camp in northern Lebanon in the summer of 2007.
- Official Website
- Paul Taggart at the Internet Movie Database
- ↑ Associated Press (10/12/2004). "American photographer kidnapped in Iraq is released". USA Today. https://www.usatoday.com/news/world/iraq/2004-10-12-american-photog_x.htm. Retrieved 8 June 2012.
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