14th edition

From the 1st to the 6th october 2007


2007 Jury Chair

A native of London, this British journalist and author, aged 59 years old, has worked for the Sunday Times for many years.
His career as a leading reporter has led him to cover numerous conflicts: Vietnam, East Timor, Eritrea, Congo, Lebanon, Iraq, etc. Jon Swain was portrayed by Julian Sands in the film The Killing Fields (1984). Swain's book River of Time: A Memoir of Vietnam chronicles his experiences from 1970 to 1975 during the war in Indochina, including the fall of Cambodia.


"STATE OF THE WORLD" - FIRST SHOWING IN FRANCEAn overview of the new century through the pictures of the Reuters agency

Tomas VAN HOUTRYVE - "Rebellion in Nepal"Winner of the Public's Prize in Bayeux in 2006 Prize sponsored by the CFJ, the Caisse d’Epargne and the Association pour le Pluralisme d’Expression

"M*A*S*H - Thomas Dworzak" - FIRST SHOWING IN FRANCEMAGNUM PHOTOSAn astonishing composition of fact and fiction in Iraq

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2007 Results

Written Press

Adrien JAULMES – LA REVUE DES DEUX MONDES / LE FIGARO “ A little tour of America“ – IRAQ


Mahmud HAMS – AFP “Catastrophic human toll in the Gaza Strip“


Alastair LEITHEAD – BBC NEWS “The Afghan Patrol“ – AFGHANISTAN


Angus CRAWFORD – BBC NEWS “The Mandaeans – an ancient religion under threat“ – SYRIA

Young Reporter Prize

Anne GUION – LA VIE “Darfur, the race against death“

Ouest-France-Jean Marin Prize

Benjamin BARTHE – LE MONDE “Public enemy number one is tired – CISJORDAN“

General Public Prize

Mahmud HAMS – AFP “Catastrophic human toll in the Gaza Strip“

Secondary School Students’ Prize

Orla GUERIN – BBC NEWS “Child labor in Congo – DR DU CONGO“