Documentary & Photojournalism

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1st classified

Death of a Fire Victim
by Mohammad Sazid Hossain


A man desperately tries to save himself during a fire that destroyed a 22-storey building in Dhaka. The blaze resulted in 25 deaths and 70 injuries. The man was lowering himself by holding onto a cable, but the heat forced him to suddenly let go and he crashed to the ground.

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2nd classified

Stolen Childhood
by Paula Bronstein


At the Panzi hospital in Bukavu, a young rape victim named Bilati, age 3, waits for an operation to repair her vaginal area. The situation in the DRC has gotten worse with an alarming escalation of human rights violations and abuse against women and children, who suffer fearing r...

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3rd classified

Escaping
by Shawn Yuan


Fleeing protesters climb over a highway barricade to evade an approaching police vehicle while others reach out in support from the other side during a march in Hong Kong.

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3rd classified

Hope
by Francis Pérez


Southwest of Tenerife, where one of the most important colonies of pilot whales lives, this 6-month-old young specimen had been hit and mutilated by a boat. The only thing left to do was to euthanize him. The traffic of ships poses a serious threat to whales worldwide.

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Honorable mention

USA Poverty
by Renée Byer


Laurane Ivey, 37, tries to bathe as she can. Without a place to go after the closure of the shelter where she used to reside, she now lives in her car joining other homeless people in parked cars, including her mother. California has the highest poverty and income inequality in t...

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Honorable mention

In Between
by K Asad


Bangladeshi firefighters at work to extinguish a blaze where 25 died in an office building in Dhaka. People were trapped in the top floors with fire burning in the lower portion of the building.

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Honorable mention

The Rescuers
by Shibasish Saha


This image was taken during the Vijay Diwas celebration in Kolkata. This day is known as the victory of the Indian Army over Pakistan.

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Honorable mention

Climate Activists Run Into Coal Mine
by David Klammer


Activists of the climate action group "Ende Gelaende" run into a brown coal open mine at Garzweiler, in North Rhine Weszfalia, to stop the excavator from digging.

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Honorable mention

Fear
by Dante Diosina Jr.


Detainees are terrified after one of them died due to meningococcemia at a detention center in Biñan, Laguna, southern part of Metro Manila. Authorities also banned visitors for safety precautions.

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Honorable mention

Living with the Dead
by Klaus Bo Christensen


Due to poverty and overpopulation, an estimated 10,000+ people are literally living with the dead at Manila North Cemetery. The owners of the graves allow people to live there - and even inside the mausoleums - as long as they keep the area clean.

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Honorable mention

Baby Orangutan Surgery
by Alain Schroeder


Brenda, a 3-month-old female orangutan is ready for surgery to repair her damaged humerus. Orangutans are under threat from the ongoing depletion of the rainforest due to palm oil plantations, logging, mining and hunting.

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Honorable mention

Black Men, White God
by Francesco Saverio Lopazio


In a refugee community center in Italy, two muslim refugees from Gambia prepare a traditional dinner under the cross. This activity is part of an integration project involving the entire neighborhood in order to create a sense of community despite religious or ethnic barriers.

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Remarkable Artwork

Mother
by Hassan Ghaedi


Homs, Syria's third largest city, had been involved in war for four years. A mother, who returned home after the end of the conflict, found her child's toy car in their destroyed house.

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Remarkable Artwork

Gilets Jaunes Protest - Paris Burns
by Kiran Ridley


A "Yellow Vest" protestor on the Champs Elysees, in the fourth month of the demonstrations which started against rising fuel taxes and cost of living. Quickly the protests involved other social issues, namely the inequality of the social system under Macron's government.

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Child amputee Yemen
by Philip Coburn


9 year old Saleh al Wabel lost his lower left leg when he stood on an anti personnel mine near his home in Marib, Yemen. He is being treated at the amputee hospital in Marib.

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Remarkable Artwork

Fire and Water
by Vitaliy Novikov


After a fire in a wooden house in Murmansk, firefighters are trying to prevent the explosion of gas cylinders by removing them from a dangerous vicinity and cooling them with water.

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David and Golia
by Davide Bonaldo


A pro independence protester is arrested in the Ramblas, in the city center of Barcelona, during a week of riots after the condemnation of separatists leaders. The violence and duration of the clashes in Barcelona was without precedents.

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Remarkable Artwork

Jugglers
by Natalia Gorshkova


Wheelchair Basketball Team «Chance» during training in the Tyumen region, Russia. These athletes in wheelchairs are handling their lives and solving their problems as deftly as they are handling the ball.

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Food Bank
by Alison Wright


Poverty in America: hundreds of cars a day drive through food distribution centers everyday. Without these food banks families wouldn't have the means to feed their children.

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Tears
by K Asad


A woman cries in her home destroyed by a fire in a slum in Mirpur. At least 10,000 people were left homeless after a violent fire hit the crowded slums of Dhaka.

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Dignity
by Abdulmonam Eassa


A Syrian woman and child walk down a destroyed street, as civilians and rebels prepare to evacuate one of the few remaining rebel-held pockets in Arbin, Eastern Ghouta, on the outskirts of Damascus.

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Remarkable Artwork

Fetching drinking water
by Noor Ahmed Gelal


Two Rohingya children are fetching drinking water to their homes from hundreds of meters below. The scarcity of drinking water is acute at the Rohingya camps in Kutupalong, Teknaf, Cox’s Bazar.

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