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Carsten Stormer

Carsten Stormer


phone: +49 (0) 71 51-96 46 0

Manila / Philippinen

War and crisis reporting, social issues


Born in 1973, Carsten Stormer began his free-lance career with the Phnom Penh Post. He studied journalism in Bremen and Chennai India (IIT) and was in the first graduating class of the Zeitenspiegel Reportageschule. He settled in Manila in 2008. Regular assignments include Focus, Playboy, Amnesty International Magazine, Cicero, and other major German dailies and weeklies. He has received media awards from the Red Cross and Kindernotfhilfe and one of his photos was nominated for UNICEF’s 2009 Photo of the Year.


The monsters of the Maguindanao massacre

Erschienen in "Die Welt", 22. November 2010

The Ampatuan clan ordered the summary execution of 58 people in the Philippines. The suspects are now on trial. The witnesses are terrified.


The shark callers of New Ireland

Erschienen in "Playboy", November 2010

On an island in Papua New Guinea, people who catch sharks with their bare hands are called “shark callers.”


Angling for cocaine

Appeared in "mare", No. 78, Februar/März 2010

In the Caribbean village of Tasbapauni, cocaine has turned simple fishermen into prosperous merchants. They call it “white lobster” or “white happiness.” A few skeptics doubt that cocaine brings a net benefit to the community.


War without end

Appeared in "Frankfurter Rundschau", 12 August 2009

Millions of Vietnamese are still suffering from the effects of the defoliant agent orange. A visit.