TIFA 2021 Editorial / Conflict

Love Story

  • Prize
    Gold in Editorial/Conflict
  • Jury Top 5 Selection

    Tomohide Ikeya This is a wonderful piece that shows the love between two people. I thought the point of view was good, not too subjective.

  • Photographer
    Sasan Moayyedi

“Love Story” is the narrative of a boy called Salah Saeedpour, born on August 23, 1986 in Marivan County, Kurdistan Province, Iran. Fifteen years after the end of Iran-Iraq war, as Salah has growth adolescent and just in the time when war and bloodshed were replaced by peace and love, he becomes the victim of the silent war. On September 7, 2001 while he was having a picnic with his family, he stepped on an unexploded concealed landmine somewhere near Bashmaq, the border of Marivan and Iraqi Kurdistan and lost his two hands (from the wrist) and his two eyes.