Documentary & Photojournalism

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1st classified

Life and Death in the Mediterranean Sea
by Alessio Paduano


Members of the Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms rescue Josepha, an African migrant from Cameroon, while the body of a woman lies on a piece of driftwood about 85 miles off the Libyan coast.

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2nd classified

Memorial Day
by Matt Mcclain


7-year-old Christian Jacobs sits against the headstone of his father, U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Christopher James Jacobs, as he visits in observance of Memorial Day on May 28th, 2018, at Arlington National Cemetery. Christopher died during a training exercise in 2011.

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3rd classified

Yellow Vests Demonstration in Brussels
by Alexandros Michailidis


A woman is sprayed with teargas by a riot police officer during the “Yellow Vests” protests against the increase in fuel prices in Brussels on December 8th, 2018.

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Honorable mention

Next Stop Italy - Refugees and Migrants Seeking a Better Life in Europe
by Jacob Ehrbahn


Around 700 refugees, mainly young men from Afghanistan, have settled in old factory buildings in the port city of Patras. They try to fool the harbor police and reach the fences surrounding the trucks that have passed through security and await boarding a ferry to Italy.

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Honorable mention

Central American Migrant Caravan
by Juan Carlos


Central American migrant families, mostly from El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala, await to board buses to take them to Mexico City, with the goal of reaching the southwestern USA border to seek refuge.

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The Youngest Kashmir Pellet-Gun Victim
by Wei Tan


Nineteen-month-old Hiba Nisar from the Kapran Village in Shopian, Kashmir. On November 25, 2018, while in her mother’s arms at home, she was hit in her right eye by pellets shot from an Indian officer's pellet gun during an encounter between militants and security forces. Doctor...

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The Arrest of Luis Theis
by Anthony Ascer Aparicio


Luis Theis is a young artist who was arrested on May 18th, 2016 during a protest against Nicolas Maduro’s government. He was accused of assaulting a female officer of the National Police who was trying to block the demonstrators in Caracas. After his capture, the Venezuelan artis...

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Donald and Hillary
by Aude Guerrucci


U.S. President Donald Trump is photographed in a corridor of the White House under a portrait of Hillary Clinton, his main opponent in the 2016 presidential elections. Washington, DC, March 7, 2017.

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Waiting for Fujimori
by Mario Llorca Loureiro


During Pope Franci's visit in Peru, security forces and police occupy the main roads of the capital to avoid riots during the popular protests against the polemical decision by Premier Pedro Pablo Kuczynski to pardon former President Alberto Fujimori.

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Dinner - Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh
by Jacob Ehrbahn


It’s been nine months since more than 700,000 Rohingya Muslims fled ethnic violence in Myanmar. In the world’s largest refugee camp everyday life scenes emerge in the hilly, clayey landscape south-east of Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh. Right next to their home on a hilltop in the Bal...

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Yellow Vest Protestor
by Arnaud Guillard


A protester of the “Yellow Vests” wearing a surreal outfit in Paris on the Avenue des Champs Elysées. On one of the most famous and fashionable streets in the world, when the time has come to fight for your rights, there is no need to be fashionable.

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Popular Resistance Icon
by Mustafa Hassona


A shirtless young protester gripping a Palestinian flag with one hand and swinging a slingshot over his head with the other, on the northern border between Gaza Strip and Israel during protests against the Israeli blockade.

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Remarkable Artwork

Living With Cancer
by F. Dilek Uyar


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Caravan
by Alla Sokolova


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Death Defying Toss
by Theodore Jeptha


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Just One Look
by Keith Harmon Snow


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Bronx Fire Funeral
by Andres Kudacki


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To the unknown
by Abdulwahab Alataallah


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Migrant River Crossing Guatemala Mexico Border
by Adrees Latif


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Salvadoran Migrant Caravan
by Juan Carlos


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I Am History
by Darya Ryan


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M Kaouche all against one
by Mohamed Kaouche


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