Yalda Moaiery, Photojournalist, known for war, protest, natural disaster, and conflict photographs
Yalda Moaiery is an Iranian photojournalist, she is known for war, protest, natural disaster, and conflict photographs. In 2019, she gained international notoriety after Donald Trump had used one of her photos on social media to support an attack on Iran, which she publicly spoke out on. Moaiery is a member of the Iranian Photojournalists Association (IPJA), and her photojournalism has appeared in Time, Newsweek, the San Francisco Chronicle, Le Monde, The Mail on Sunday, Le Figaro and El Pais, among other international news outlets. One of Moaiery’s most poignant pieces of work is her photo essay on women serving in the Iranian military and the legacy of Iran’s Supreme Leader Khomeini.