TIFA 2021 People / Self-Portrait

Detained and Tortured

  • Prize
    Bronze in People/Self-Portrait
  • Photographer
    Karim Abed
  • Technical Info
    1/30s F7.1. Canon 5ds. Sigma 35mm 1.4. Godox 600bm. Processed In Affinity Photo
  • Photo Date
    August 6th 2021

Freedom of speech is a fundamental component in democratic societies. The violation of basic individual rights in Algeria has become a major issue that impedes the way to achieving social justice and prosperity . Many activists have been arrested for exercising their right to protest peacefully against a dictatorial regime. The careless and brutal measures taken by the government has devastative ramifications on the Algerian society. This image is a portrait of someone who is deeply impacted by this unfortunate situation.