Pete Pattisson

International labor rights photojournalist

Pete Pattisson is a video and photo journalist based in Kathmandu. He advocates on behalf of workers’ rights and raises awareness of modern slavery, particular- ly in South Asia. His works have been published in outlets such as BBC, Sunday Telegraph, TIME, and The Kathmandu Post. Pattisson has collaborated with Save the Children, CARE International, and Anti-Slavery International, and has been awarded the 2003 Travel Photographer of the Year Portraits Award, the Amnesty Media Award, the Anti-Slavery Media Award, and the Webby Award. In 2013, Pat- tisson’s exposé on the deaths of dozens of migrant construction workers in Qatar in preparation for the 2022 World Cup made international headlines.