Eduardo Soteras wins Luis Valtueña photography prize

Eduardo Soteras is one of three finalists in this year’s Luis Valtueña Humanitarian Photography prize for his work on the civil war in Ethiopia.

Eritrean refugee girls look on from behind a glass at the compound of the Agda Hotel in Semera, Afar region, Ethiopia. © Eduardo Soteras

Children look at books in the library of an elementary school that was damaged during the fightings that broke out in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, in the village of Bisober, Ethiopia. © Eduardo Soteras

A member of the Afar Special Forces stands with a machine gun in a damaged house in the outskirts of the village of Bisober, Tigray Region, Ethiopia. © Eduardo Soteras