Last year an award was established in memory of a German photographer who was shot and killed in Afghanistan in 2014. Its called the 'Anja Niedringhaus courage in photojournalism award.' The second recipient has just been announced.
Photojournalist Andrea Bruce has captured intimate moments of ordinary life in Syria, Iraq and elsewhere. Now, she is being honored for her work with this year's Anja Niedringhaus Award.
The World Press Photo Award, "the most prestigious and coveted award in photojournalism," recognized Ronaldo Schemidt's work, which features a powerful story symbolizing the current state of Venezuela.
Jailed Egyptian photojournalist Mahmoud Abu Zeid "Shawkan," has been selected for the 2018 UNESCO Press Freedom Prize. In 2015, Zeid wrote a letter to DW, saying "I don't know when this nightmare is going to end."
Anja Niedringhaus fought against injustice with photography. She was killed in Afghanistan. This year's Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award went to Adriane Ohanesian for her pictures of Sudan.
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