FACING THE WAR, FACING VICTIMS 9 photojournalists winners of the ICRC’s Humanitarian Visa d’Or. In 2011, in partnership with the International Photojournalism Festival of Perpignan, Visa pour l’Image, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) creates its prize: The Humanitarian Visa d’Or. Endowed with 8000 euros this distinction is addressed to professional photographers working in zones of armed conflicts. If “a photo is better than a long speech”, then those awarded by the ICRC jury, describe the war under its main and tragic consequence: the victims. As for the long speech, it remains that of the right or rather...
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