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6 Oct 2015
Thai investigative journalist Mutita Chuachang will receive the 2015 Kate Webb Prize from Agence France-Presse (AFP) for her independent reporting on human rights including Thailand’s draconian use of the royal defamation law, the award’s administrators announced Tuesday.
4 Sep 2015
The “Visa d’Or” for news photography was awarded to Bülent Kiliç at the close of the 27th Visa pour l’Image International Photojournalism Festival for his coverage of Syrian refugees crossing into Turkey in mid-June of this year.
28 Aug 2015
From 29 August to 13 September 2015, the International Festival of Photojournalism showcases the work of Bülent Kiliç in Ukraine, Turkey and Syria and Mohamed Abdiwahab’s photographs of the everyday lives of the Somali people, scarred by terrorist attacks and battles between rival gangs.
13 Aug 2015
29 Jun 2015
Former chief editor for France Didier Lauras has been appointed head of the AFP sports department, replacing Vincent Amalvy who has joined the sales and marketing department with responsibility for the Agency’s global sports strategy, major event organisation (the Olympic Games, the World Cup, the Euro Football Championship) and partnership development.