Mads Nissen wins Istanbul Photo Award

Mads Nissen has won the First Prize in the Story – Daily Life category at this year’s Istanbul Photo Awards for his work on the harsh conditions inside the Taliban’s drug rehabilitation prisons.

View more of the images and other awards here.

Drug users, who have been caught in the streets by the the Taliban, undergo exercise at the Ibn Sina Drug Addiction Treatment Hospital where they have been placed under forced rehabilitation. Kabul, Afghanistan, 2022. © Mads Nissen/Panos Pictures