Panos photographers nominated for World Press Photo Awards

Three Panos photographers have been nominated for various World Press Photo prizes, including three nominations for the prestigious Photo of the Year.

Ivor Prickett, who covered the Battle for Mosul in northern Iraq extensively for the New York Times, has had two images nominated for the Photo of the Year, to be announced at the Award Days in Amsterdam on 12 April 2018.

A set of images from Ivor’s work on Mosul has also been nominated for the General News – Stories section of the awards.

Patrick Brown, who worked on the Rohingya refugee crisis in Bangladesh for UNICEF, has also been nominated with one of his images of drowned refugees near Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh.

This image has also been nominated for the General News – Singles category.

Espen Rasmussen‘s ongoing project on the rise of right wing extremist groups in Europe and North America has been nominated for a place in the Contemporary Issues – Stories category.

We congratulate all our photographers who have once again been recognised for the outstanding work at the World Press Photo Awards.