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Palestinian Photographer Awarded 2 International Prizes

2007-03-05

Palestinian Photographer Awarded 2 International Prizes

The Palestinian Photographer Mohammed Balas has awarded two international prizes on a photo taken in Jenin camp of the West Bank. Mohammed Balas who works for Associated Press said that the photo was taken in Jenin camp and won the first rank of the year 2006 international Press Photos conducted at Missouri University in the USA.

While the same photo won the third rank by the World Press Photo Foundation based in Holland, 78000 photos were displayed in the race.

Balas is the only Arabian photographer that he won the prize of the international press photo in the past year.

Source: WAFA


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