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2014 Winning Entries

The winners of the 2014 Human Rights Press Awards were announced on May 9, 2015, at the Foreign Correspondents’ Club, Hong Kong. For a full list of winners in all categories, go here.

Below are the prize and merit winners in the photography category. All rights remain with original copyright holders. Please do not reproduce without permission.

Grand Prize Winner in Photography — Series

Occupy Central in Hong Kong. By Alex Ogle / Agence France-Presse

Occupy Central in Hong Kong. By Alex Ogle. Agence France-Presse

Occupy Central, Hong Kong. By Alex Ogle / Agence France-Presse

Occupy Central, Hong Kong. By Alex Ogle. Agence France-Presse

Occupy Central, Hong Kong. By Alex Ogle / Agence France-Presse

Occupy Central, Hong Kong. By Alex Ogle. Agence France-Presse

Occupy Central, Hong Kong. By Alex Ogle / Agence France-Presse

Occupy Central, Hong Kong. By Alex Ogle. Agence France-Presse

Occupy Central in Hong Kong. Alex Ogle / Agence France-Presse

Occupy Central in Hong Kong. Alex Ogle. Agence France-Presse

Occupy Central in Hong Kong. Alex Ogle / Agence France-Presse

Occupy Central in Hong Kong. Alex Ogle. Agence France-Presse

Occupy Central in Hong Kong. Alex Ogle / Agence France-Presse

Occupy Central in Hong Kong. Alex Ogle. Agence France-Presse


Spot News Prize Winners

“Lion Rock" -- a pro-democracy banner displayed on the side of an iconic Hong Kong peak. By Robert Ng. South China Morning Post

“Lion Rock.”  A pro-democracy banner displayed on the side of an iconic Hong Kong peak. By Robert Ng. South China Morning Post

“Benny Tai Collapses”. Protest leader dismayed during the Occupy Central demonstrations in Hong Kong. By Yu Chun Leung of Ming Pao

“Benny Tai Collapses”. Protest leader dismayed during the Occupy Central demonstrations in Hong Kong. By Yu Chun Leung of Ming Pao


 

Spot Photography Merits

“They Can’t Kill Us All”: Press Freedom Demonstration in Hong Kong. By Li Chat Tung. Ming Pao

“They Can’t Kill Us All”. Press Freedom Demonstration in Hong Kong. By Li Chat Tung. Ming Pao

“The Umbrella Man”. Hong Kong's Occupy Central protests. By Xaume Olleros. Agence France-Presse

“The Umbrella Man”. Hong Kong’s Occupy Central protests. By Xaume Olleros. Agence France-Presse

“Boy at the June 4 Vigil”. A Hong Kong memorial to mark the 25th anniversary of the  Tiananmen crackdown in Beijing. By Nora Tam. South China Morning Post

“Boy at the June 4 Vigil”. A Hong Kong memorial to mark the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen crackdown in Beijing. By Nora Tam. South China Morning Post

“Paul Zimmerman’s Yellow Umbrella.” A long Hong Kong councilor holds a symbol of protest during a government event. By Cheng Kok Yin. South China Morning Post

“Paul Zimmerman’s Yellow Umbrella.” A long Hong Kong councilor holds a symbol of protest during a government event. By Cheng Kok Yin. South China Morning Post

“Lightning over Hong Kong Government Headquarters.” By Ho Ka Tat. Apple Daily

“Lightning over Hong Kong Government Headquarters.” By Ho Ka Tat. Apple Daily

“Open the Door”: 1,500 Hong Kong High School Students Strike. By Lo Kwan Ho. Apple Daily

“Open the Door”: 1,500 Hong Kong High School Students Strike. By Lo Kwan Ho. Apple Daily

Hong Kong Missionary Feared Detained in Pyongyang. By Nora Tam. South China Morning Post

Hong Kong Missionary Feared Detained in Pyongyang. By Nora Tam. South China Morning Post

 


Photography Series Merit  – Occupy Central

Series: Democracy Protests in Hong Kong. By Philippe Lopez. Agence France-Presse

Series: Democracy Protests in Hong Kong. By Philippe Lopez. Agence France-Presse

Series: Democracy Protests in Hong Kong. By Philippe Lopez. Agence France-Presse

Series: Democracy Protests in Hong Kong. By Philippe Lopez. Agence France-Presse

Series: Democracy Protests in Hong Kong. By Philippe Lopez. Agence France-Presse

Series: Democracy Protests in Hong Kong. By Philippe Lopez. Agence France-Presse

Series: Democracy Protests in Hong Kong. By Philippe Lopez. Agence France-Presse

Series: Democracy Protests in Hong Kong. By Philippe Lopez. Agence France-Presse

Series: Democracy Protests in Hong Kong. By Philippe Lopez. Agence France-Presse


 

Photography Series Merit  – HK Domestic Workers

Series: “900 Square Feet of Hidden Hope” — Domestic workers in Hong Kong. By Xyza Bacani. Rappler.com

Series: “900 Square Feet of Hidden Hope” — Domestic workers in Hong Kong. By Xyza Bacani. Rappler.com

Series: “900 Square Feet of Hidden Hope” — Domestic workers in Hong Kong. By Xyza Bacani. Rappler.com

Series: “900 Square Feet of Hidden Hope” — Domestic workers in Hong Kong. By Xyza Bacani. Rappler.com

Series: “900 Square Feet of Hidden Hope” — Domestic workers in Hong Kong. By Xyza Bacani. Rappler.com

Series: “900 Square Feet of Hidden Hope” — Domestic workers in Hong Kong. By Xyza Bacani. Rappler.com

Series: “900 Square Feet of Hidden Hope” — Domestic workers in Hong Kong. By Xyza Bacani. Rappler.com

 

Series: “900 Square Feet of Hidden Hope” — Domestic workers in Hong Kong. By Xyza Bacani. Rappler.com


Photography Series Merit  – HK Ethnic Minorities

Ethnic Minorities in Hong Kong. By Luk Yu Shing. Eastweek Magazine

Ethnic Minorities in Hong Kong. By Luk Yu Shing. Eastweek Magazine

Ethnic Minorities in Hong Kong. By Luk Yu Shing. Eastweek Magazine

Ethnic Minorities in Hong Kong. By Luk Yu Shing. Eastweek Magazine

Ethnic Minorities in Hong Kong. By Luk Yu Shing. Eastweek Magazine


 

Photography Series Merit  – The Korean Border

Family Reunions between North and South Korea. By Ed Jones. Agence France-Presse

Family Reunions between North and South Korea. By Ed Jones. Agence France-Presse

Family Reunions between North and South Korea. By Ed Jones. Agence France-Presse

Family Reunions between North and South Korea. By Ed Jones. Agence France-Presse

Family Reunions between North and South Korea. By Ed Jones. Agence France-Presse

Family Reunions between North and South Korea. By Ed Jones. Agence France-Presse


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