~~After receiving a Masters in Political Science, Jeroen Oerlemans studied photojournalism at the London College of Printing (now London College of Communication).
~~Since starting to work as a professional photographer he has mainly focused on humanitarian crises caused by conflict.
~~His photography has taken him to countries such as Afghanistan, Haiti, Iraq, Iran, Lebanon, Libya, Pakistan, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Syria, Israel and the Palestinian Territories.
~~His work has been published in Newsweek, Time Magazine, The Guardian, Sunday Times, International Herald Tribune, Courrier International, Vrij Nederland, Volkskrant Magazine and other publications.
On 17 February 2011, Libya saw the beginnings of a violent insurrection against the regime of Muammar Gadaffi~~ Following the departure of Tunisia’s strongman Zine El Abedine Ben Ali in early January and the drawn-out showdown between President Mubarak and anti-government protesters in Cairo’s Tahrir Square, on 17 February 2011 it was Libya’s turn.