Younes Khani

Country: Iran 🇮🇷

YounesKhani was born in Tehran, Iran in 1987. Since 2004, he started photographing for various agencies and newspapers in Iran and in 2006 he was employed by the semi-official Mehr News Agency till 2015 and since 2016 as freelancer.\r\nHe has been active in the coverage of social events in Iran, especially the situation of women and children and human rights in the country. Khani’s works have been published in some international news agencies including AP, guardian, Washington times, AFP, and EPA and time.\r\n\r\nExhibitions and Awards\r\n• received place in HM UNICEF photograph contest in 2013\r\n• SHORTLIST Alfred Fried Photography Award Medail 2017\r\n• FINALIST OF SIENA PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD 2017-SIPA PHOTO CONTEST\r\n Winner of 11th International Photojournalism Festival Vilnius-lithuania PHOTO Circle of life 2017\r\n• 2017 -Angels burned Selected lugano Photo Contest Reportage 2017-Angels burned\r\n-The 2018 CIWEM Environmental Photography of the Year -Built Environment Prize 2018 , And Life Rises by YounesKhaniSomeehSoflaei (Iran, 2017)\r\n \r\n-2nd place. Special prize "For humanitarian photography" by International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)- The Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest 2018\r\n- Award: Remarkable Artwork- SIENA PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD 2018-SIPA PHOTO CONTEST\r\n