The Robert Capa Gold Medal Award 2010

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Red shirts form a human shield to push back an assault from the army.
Agnes Dherbeys

Agnes Dherbeys

Award Date: 
2010
Award Name: 
03 The Robert Capa Gold Medal Award
Award Recipient: 
Agnes Dherbeys
Award Recipient Affiliation: 
Freelance for The New York Times
Award Honored Work: 
Violence Erupts in Thailand

Agnes Dherbeys took great risk to photograph violent anti-government riots in Thailand. Her images are close-up, powerful and direct. She worked day and night, photographing clashes that saw anti-government protesters both attacking soldiers as well as being attacked. Her images were an emotional rendering of the chaotic and dangerous scenes around her.

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