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PHOTOGRAPHER: Mehman Huseynov
Mehman Huseynov was awarded an honourable mention (photos catagory) in a youth photography and writing competition, launched by the Thomson Reuters Foundation in partnership with Transparency International (TI) to mark the 20th anniversary of TI, one of one of the world’s leading anti-corruption organisations. We asked young people between the ages of 18 and 30 to depict corruption and how to combat it. The competition was judged by Thomson Reuters Foundation, Transparency International and professional journalists and photographers.
In his words: “I shoot violations of the law with my camera and spread them through social networks, thus struggling for a democratic society in my country.”
Mehman Huseynov, 23, is a student and works as a photo and video reporter in Azerbaijan. He posts his work on the Internet and is active in human rights and freedom of expression issues. He is a studying at the Azerbaijan State Economic University.