The Foreign Correspondents’ Club (FCC) scrapped the 2022 Human Rights Press Awards after defunct outlet Stand News was slated to win a number of prizes. It prompted a board member to step down and eight members of the club’s press freedom committee to resign. HKFP showcases work from photographers that were destined to take home a prize – with striking images from Afghanistan, Myanmar, Thailand and Hong Kong. Note: Graphic images below.
Photography (Single) Winner: Wakil Kohsar (AFP)
Photography (Single) Merit: Galileo Cheng (RFA)
Photography (Series) Winner: Marcus Yam (Los Angeles Times)
Photography (Series) Merit: Lauren DeCicca
Photography (Series) Merit: The Coup In Myanmar
Photographer’s name withheld for safety reasons.
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