The John Faber Award 2013

Jerome Delay

Jerome Delay

AWARD DATE: 2013

AWARD NAME: The John Faber Award 2013

AWARD RECIPIENT: Jerome Delay

AWARD RECIPIENT AFFILIATION: The Associated Press

AWARD HONORED WORK: Central African Republic Unrest

The highest standards of news photography are displayed in the winner’s work. The images powerfully convey the situation with unflinching directness from this underreported and continuing African conflict.

 


A Christian man chases a suspected Seleka rebel with a knife in the chaotic capital of Bangui, December 9, 2013. Photo: Jerome Delay

Photographer Jerome Delay captures the continuing unrest in the Central African Republic between Christian militias and the mainly Muslim Seleka rebel group that overthrew President François Bozizé in March.

The number of people displaced by fighting between the militias and vigilantes in the CAR has more than doubled recently. Photo: Jerome Delay

Some 900,000 people have been driven from their homes in the clashes and the increasing violence is making it harder to deliver humanitarian relief, the United Nations has warned. Photo: Jerome Delay

Photo: Jerome Delay

Photo: Jerome Delay

A crowd moves a tree trunk to try to prevent regional peacekeepers from rescuing Muslim clerics who took refuge in the St. Jacques Church in Bangui, December 12, 2013. Photo: Jerome Delay

Photo: Jerome Delay

Christian children from the village of Bouebou, north of Bangui, are packed in the trunk of a taxi to flee sectarian violence, December 4, 2013. Photo: Jerome Delay

Civilians wait for treatment at Bangui’s hospital, December 5, 2013 following a day-long gun battle between rebel soldiers and Christian militias. Photo: Jerome Delay

Photo: Jerome Delay

Photo: Jerome Delay