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Let’s Meet Up With… Akın Çeliktaş

Let’s Meet Up With…  Akın Çeliktaş

Turkish photojournalist Akın Çeliktaş is the name behind the winning photo of the sixth edition of Pride Photo Award. His image, taken during this year’s banned Istanbul Gay Pride march, speaks of the right to individual freedom as well as freedom of press. Ivana Babic talked to Çeliktaş about his winning photo and his work

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Photo of banned Istanbul Pride march wins Pride Photo Award 2016

Photo of banned Istanbul Pride march wins Pride Photo Award 2016

A photo of riot police preventing the Istanbul Pride march in June 2016, wins the sixth edition of the international Pride Photo Award. The photo was made by Turkish photo journalist Akin Celiktas. The award ceremony and the official opening of the exhibition take place on Friday 16 September in the historic Old Church in

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Winners 2016

Winners 2016

Turkish photographer Akin Celiktas is the winner of the Pride Photo Award 2016 with a photo of the banned 2016 Istanbul Gay Pride.      This photo shows a young woman in rainbow stockings standing in the street while the riot police march past. The Istanbul Gay Pride march, which had been planned for Sunday

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