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Publish Date: 9:15 - 17 February 2013
Tehran, YJC. Iranian contestants at World Press Photo have won three prizes this year.
Photo contest
Ebrahim Noruzi, the Iranian photographer has won two awards at the 56th World Press Photo contest.

"Somayeh”, Noruzi’s photo from his collection "Victims of Forced Love” won the Observed Portraits section’s first prize.

Ebrahim Noruzi also won the second award for the Staged Portraits section with another of his photos from the same collection.

Distributed by United Press International, the Associated Press, AFP, the European Press Photo Agency, and Reuters, Noruzi’s photos have made their way to magazines such as The Washington Post, Time, and The New York Times.

Iranian photography won another prize in the contest, this time in the Contemporary Issues Stories section whose second award was won by Majid Saeedi for his series "Life in War”.

Other winners in the contest came from Sweden, Turkey, Russia, Switzerland, Portugal, Poland, the Netherlands, Jordan, Italy, Indonesia, India, Germany, France, Denmark, Czech Republic, China, Chile, Canada, Brazil, Belgium, Australia, and Argentina.
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