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Wichers (right) preparing for an interview with a former Dutch spy chief.

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Wichers shedding light on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

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Wichers covering the Tsunami in Indonesia.

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Wichers covering the turmoil in Egypt.

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Wichers interviews a Kurdish intelligence boss in Iraq.

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Wichers was embedded with the Zintan brigade in Libya.

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Wichers covering the trail of Al-Qaida and Jemaah Islamiyah chief Abu Bakar Bashir.

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Wichers (left) meets a guest on the set, for a show on the situation in Somalia.

television journalism in action

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Wichers in the slums of Bogota, Colombia.

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A last checkpoint before Wichers enters a Farc controlled territory.

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Covering the momentous arrest of Saif Al-Islam Khadaffi for France 24.

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A pro-Hamas demonstration in Gaza City. (by Bud Wichers)

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Support for Hezbollah during the Israel-Lebanon conflict. (by Bud Wichers)

global journalism 

Bud Wichers coverage has seen him travel to a huge variety of countries. From Banda Aceh, the region nearest to the epicenter, Bud was one of the first Western video journalists to report on the deadly tsunami in 2004. He also covered the Middle East conflict during the Second Intifada and the explosive Shi'ite-Sunni sectarian rivalries in Iraq. He specializes in subjects surrounding ethnic minorities, with a focus on human rights issues and International security.- Watch resume reel

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The Muslim Brotherhood and the Salafist Al-Nour Party are widely to expect to win the historical elections in Egypt. (by Ettora Hesseling)

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resistance and counter-terrorism

Bud is focussing on the origins and development of Islamist resistance, insurgency and terrorism. Bud has also knowledge of counter-terrorism and the intelligence community.

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1.) Aftermath of a targeted assassination attempt in the West Bank. 2.) The rubble of 9/11 in New York. 3.) An anti-western demonstration in Europe. 4.) A young boy threatens journalists with a firearm.  4.) The Indonesian army fights separatists in Aceh despite the Tsunami. 5.) Sucide vests found at Al-Qaeda safe house in Mosul, Iraq. 6.) Free Syrian army rebels near the town of Idlib  in Syria. (All pictures were taken by Bud Wichers)

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Mourning the death of their brother. He was killed by mercenaries of Khadaffi. (by Bud Wichers)

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Friends mourn teens killed by a bomb attack inside Israel. (by Bud Wichers)

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Inconsolable grief over the death of his beloved son during the Arab revolution. (by Bud Wichers)

the human cost of war

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A family during a day raid by masked security forces. (by Bud Wichers)

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DRIVING OUT THE TALIBAN IN AFGHANISTAN (video)

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Wichers in Afghanistan. Click here to watch the video.

IN SEARCH FOR AL-QAEDA IN IRAQ (video)

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Wichers in Iraq. Click here to watch the video.

FRONTLINE IN LIBYA (video)

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Wichers in Libya. Click here to watch the video.

AL-QAEDA CHIEF ON TRIAL IN INDONESIA (raw video)

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A news package, with natural sound, from Indonesia by Wichers. Click here to watch the video.

SALAFISTS IN EGYPT (video)

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Wichers reports on the Islamist Salafist momvement in Egypt. Click here to watch the video.

FEMALE SEX SLAVERY IN LIBERIA (video)

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Wichers interviewing victims of sex slavery (video)

TURMOIL IN ISRAEL AND PALESTINE (video)

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Wichers in Israel and Palestine. Click here to watch the video.

CIA IN LIBYA (video)

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Wichers in Libya. Click here to watch the video.

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Guantánamo Bay/ English (pt. 1)
 
It has been almost 10 years since the first detainees were transferred to the detention camp at the US Naval Base in Guantánamo Bay. President Barack Obama announced on January 21, 2009 that the detention facility would be shut down within a year. Bud Wichers researched, prepared and produced a special report in collaboration with Amnesty International for NIO Television.- Watch part 1

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Guantánamo Bay/ English (pt. 2)

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REPORT: Honor Crimes (Arabic subtitles)
 
Hundreds, if not thousands, of women are murdered or are frequently mistreated by family members each year in the name of family honor. The abuse frequently goes unreported and the concept of family honor justifies the act in the eyes of some societies. Bud Wichers interviews 2 honor crime victims.- Watch video

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Harbor Wave/ English (pt. 1)

A clip from the documentary 'Harbor Wave'.
Produced, Filmed, Directed and Edited by: Bud Wichers and Windu Tiastuti.
The documentary film focuses on the immediate
aftermath of the devastating tsunami in Indonesia.-
Watch part1

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Harbor Wave/ English (pt. 2)

Bud Wichers stands for fair and balanced reporting.

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