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I witnessed Jodi Bieber became emotional during her acceptance speech of the World Press Photo of the Year Award as she appealed to the international community and the press to press for the release of South African photographer Anton Hammerl being held in captivity some. The award ceremony was held at the prestigious Musiekgebouw in Amsterdam, [...]

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Jodi Bieber was the last to present her work last night before we all went off for the official launch of the 2011 World Press Photo exhibition at Die Oude Kerk. She presented her work on Challenging Stereotypes and on Soweto. She also discussed her award winning picture of Bibi Aisha a young woman from [...]

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South African Photographer, Jodi Bieber has won the grand prize in the 2011 World Press Photo Awards, the World Press Photo of the year. Jodi’s winning picture was from a series of images on the plight of women of Afghanistan and shows Bibi Aisha, an 18-year-old woman from Oruzgan province in Afghanistan, who fled back to [...]

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