Awards & Competitions

Photographer Olivier Jobard Wins 2013 Tim Hetherington Grant

November 11, 2013

By Holly Stuart Hughes

© Olivier Jobard, Myop / 2013 Tim Hetherington Grant

From Olivier Jobard's "Dream of a Rain of Perfume." Kabul, Afghanistan: Jawed and Rohani hiding in a relative's house. They cannot go back home in Wardak province because of the Taliban threat.

French photographer Olivier Jobard has won the third annual Tim Hetherington Grant, a 20,000 pound (about $31,900 US) award, Human Rights Watch and World Press Photo announced today. Jobard will use the grant to support his ongoing project about a pair of Afghans fleeing their country for Europe. The grant, which supports a photographic project on human rights issues, was...

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