Reportage by Getty Images photojournalist Laurent Van der Stockt won the prestigious Visa d’Or News award on September 7 at Visa Pour l’Image, the international festival of photojournalism held annually in Perpignan, France. Laurent received the award for his images of alleged chemical weapons use by military forces in Syria. The award-winning project was shot outside Damascus over a period of three months, from March to June of this year.
More info about Laurent’s work and the award on BJP.
Image: JOBAR, DAMAS, SYRIA - 16 APRIL, 2013: Altale, a rebel fighter with Liwa Tahrir al Sham, receives eyes drop of prednisolone acetate after being exposed to a nerve agent.