15th edition

From the 6 th to the 11th october 2008


2008 Jury Chair

A correspondent for the BBC for many years, Caroline Wyatt has been based in Moscow, Berlin, Bonn and until last year, Paris. She has covered numerous conflicts: from Iraq to Afghanistan… She is now based in London, the accredited defence correspondent for the BBC. Caroline Wyatt has been a BBC Defence Correspondent since October 2007, covering the work of British Forces in Iraq and Afghanistan, and defence-related issues in the UK.


Nine Photo essays on warNOOR Photo Agency

Outlook on the worldThe visions of prize-winning photographers over 15 years

Outlook on the world"15 years of conflict in the world"AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE

Mahmud Hams - Gaza Strip : a catastrophic human tollAGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE

Tribute to Philip Jones GriffithsMAGNUM PHOTOS

Great testimony : 5 years of reporting on the Iraq warREUTERS

Thomas Dandois, Camicas Productions"Original images from Darfur"

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2008 Results

Written Press

Elizabeth RUBIN – THE NEW YORK TIMES MAGAZINE ”The Battle Compagny is there” – AFGHANISTAN


Balazs GARDI – VII Network “The valley” – AFGHANISTAN


Dominique DERDA – FRANCE 2 ”Underground Zimbabwe”


Mike THOMSON – BBC NEWS ”In search of Zawadi” – RD DU CONGO

Young Reporter Prize

Julius MWELU – IRIN ”Violence after election” – KENYA

Ouest-France-Jean Marin Prize

Anne GUION – LA VIE ”Congo, rape as a weapon of war”

General Public Prize

Yasuyoshi CHIBA – AFP ”Post-election violence” – KENYA

Secondary School Students’ Prize

Dominique DERDA – FRANCE 2 ”Underground Zimbabwe”