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2010 Photo Trophy - Véronique de Viguerie (Paris Match / Getty Images) - July 2009 - Niger Delta, Nigeria - Atteke Tom boys are arriving to the camp 9, hidden in the mangrove. 2010 Photo Trophy - Véronique de Viguerie (Paris Match / Getty Images) - March 2009 - Niger Delta, Nigeria - Atteke Tom, the big chief of the MEND, with his boys, in one of the eleven camps he rules in the mangrove. 2010 Photo Trophy - Véronique de Viguerie (Paris Match / Getty Images) - July 2009 - Niger Delta, Nigeria - MEND fighters under Atteke Tom in the mangrove. 2010 Photo Trophy - Véronique de Viguerie (Paris Match / Getty Images) - July 2009 - Niger Delta, Nigeria - The time can be long in the mangrove for the Mend fighters, one of them adopted a monkey to play with. 2010 Photo Trophy - Véronique de Viguerie (Paris Match / Getty Images) - July 2009 - Niger Delta, Nigeria - Atteke Tom boys are arriving to the camp 9, hidden in the mangrove. 2010 Photo Trophy - Véronique de Viguerie (Paris Match / Getty Images) - March 2009 - Niger Delta, Nigeria - In Bono, the local population, angry because of the many oil spills and pollutions, made Shell leave their territory. 2010 Photo Trophy - Véronique de Viguerie (Paris Match / Getty Images) - July 2009 - Niger Delta, Nigeria - In Bolo creek, the villagers are bunkering the oil from Shell facilities and refining it to sell it on the black market. 2010 Photo Trophy - Véronique de Viguerie (Paris Match / Getty Images) - July 2009 - Niger Delta, Nigeria - A boy is taking away some barrels of crude oil to the place where it will be refined. Around 40 illegal refineries can be found all over the creek. 2010 Photo Trophy - Véronique de Viguerie (Paris Match / Getty Images) - July 2009 - Niger Delta, Nigeria - In Bolo Creek there are around 40 illegal refineries. 2010 Photo Trophy - Véronique de Viguerie (Paris Match / Getty Images) - July 2009 - Niger Delta, Nigeria - A man is refining crude oil in an illegal refinery in Bolo creek. 2010 Photo Trophy - Véronique de Viguerie (Paris Match / Getty Images) - July 2009 - Niger Delta, Nigeria - The villagers are bunkering the oil from Shell facilities and refining it to sell it on the black market. 2010 Photo Trophy - Véronique de Viguerie (Paris Match / Getty Images) - July 2009 - Niger Delta, Nigeria - In Niger delta, oil is everywhere in the soil. But even though the locals are walking on it, they do not get any benefit out of this black gold. 2010 Photo Trophy - Véronique de Viguerie (Paris Match / Getty Images) - July 2009 - Niger Delta, Nigeria - Pipelines are going through the Okrika village. The old pipelines are leaking and sometimes bursting, torching down nearby habitations. 2010 Photo Trophy - Véronique de Viguerie (Paris Match / Getty Images) - February 2009 - Okugaju, River State, Nigeria - For the local population no electricity, no tap water, no road, just a highly polluted water where they cannot fish anymore. 2010 Photo Trophy - Véronique de Viguerie (Paris Match / Getty Images) - July 2009 - Niger Delta, Nigeria - The king is very angry at the oil companies who are polluting his kingdom. He is taking money from them and doing so, encouraging the corruption.

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Patrick GOMONT, Mayor of Bayeux, learnt with a profound sadness the death of Rémi Ochlik and Marie Colvin in Syria during the bombardment of a press center opposed to the regime in Homs. More

Set date for 2012

From 8th till 14th of October 2012

The next edition Bayeux-Calvados Award of war correspondents will take place from 8th till 14th of October 2012. The next call for candidates will open next March till the beginning of June. 

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Bayeux-Calvados award 2011

Discover all the winners of the 18th edition Here

 

Exhibitions

Until 30th October

Several exhibitions, really different from one another, will be set up.
Outside in Bayeux, "The Arab Spring", a group exhibition compiled by Laurent Van der Stockt. 
"Black Passport", an audio-visual exhibition about Stanley Greene.
"Nigeria, the Oil War" by Véronique de Viguerie, who won the Photo Trophy and Public Prize in 2010.
An artist's work "African women of the Great Lakes" by Titouan Lamazou.

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