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AFP photographer Sameer Al-Doumy rewarded at HIPA 2021

Sameer Al-Doumy wins 1st Place in the "General - Color" category of the HIPA’s tenth season ‘humanity’ for a photo of migrants trying to cross the maritime borders between France and the United Kingdom.

This picture is part of a collective story made with his colleagues from AFP Thomas Bernardi and Clément Melki. Clément Melki has already been rewarded by the Varenne Prize in the Daily Press category for this story.

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AFP shocked by death of Reuters photojournalist Danish Siddiqui in Afghanistan

It is with deep shock and sadness that AFP learned of the tragic death of Reuters photojournalist Danish Siddiqui – killed during a clash between Afghan security forces and Taliban fighters near the Afghan border with Pakistan.

A highly respected and admired journalist, and a Pulitzer Prize-winner, Danish was well known to many AFP staff – both in India where has was based and also across the agency’s wider network.

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