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Category: Portrait series

First Place

Robin Hammond/Freelance

"Where love is illegal"

Second Place

Asghar Khamseh/Freelance

"fire of hatred"

Third Place

Amanda Demme/New York Magazine

"Cosby: the women"

Award of Excellence

Valery Melnikov/Sputnik


Award of Excellence

Lasse Bak Mejlvang/Freelance


Award of Excellence

Felipe Dana/Associated Press

"faces of crackland"

Second Place

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"fire of hatred"

Somayeh Mehri 29-year-old resident of Bam (Bam is located in Kerman 1164 km far from the south of Tehran). She decide to divorce because of her husband's addiction,harassment,persecution and immuring her.In June 2011 her husband throw acid at her face and body and her daughter.Somayeh lost her beauty and two eyes, Raana 3-year-old lost her beauty and right eye, Nazanin 6-year-old also was burnt lightly. Somayeh tolerating after 4 years suffer and pain and different operations in April 2015 due to side effect and lung sccaring died in one of tehran hospital.(Somayeh’s photo is in Raana’s hands)After Somayeh's death both of her children live with her father.




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