5 May 2010

World Press Photo awards days in Amsterdam

Michele is in Amsterdam for the World Press Photo Awards days to receive the first prize of in People in the News singles category with an image taken in Kashmir.

A man cradles a stone during a pro separatist demonstration in Srinagar, India administered Kashmir, on 23rd January, 2010. Kashmir, which is over 60 percent Muslim, has been disputed by India and Pakistan since the partition of the subcontinent in 1947 and is currently split between them. Since 1989, there has been a growing Muslim separatist movement against Indian control. Pro separatist rallies in India administered Kashmir are common.