Seeking The Best Human Rights Photography
Our esteemed jury is looking for compelling, dynamic and impactful images that tell the story of the challenges facing those people living in human rights crisis zones as well as photos of hope that depict the heroes working to deliver solutions to the difficult realities in their regions.
For more information about human rights and to reference the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the milestone United Nations document outlining the fundamental human rights to be universally protected by every nation, visit: www.ohchr.org
2019 Photography 4 Humanity Global Prize Recipient
Description: “A married couple drink coffee in the remains of their home in Souma.”
Photographer: Sameer Al-Doumy (Instagram: @sameer_aldoumy)
Date: March 2017
2019 Photography 4 Humanity Top 10 Finalists
The Top 10 finalists' photos will be exhibited annually at the United Nations General Assembly Gallery in New York City starting on December 10th — Human Rights Day.
United Nations Gallery NYC
The winner of the Photography 4 Humanity Global Prize was announced on UN Human Rights Day in conjunction with the opening of the Photography 4 Humanity Exhibition at the United Nations Headquarters. The winning photographer, Sameer Al-Doumy, was selected by an eminent jury of photo editors, journalists and human rights champions, and received a $5,000 USD cash prize and their photo is being promoted in all relevant media worldwide.