Photojournalism paints a bigger picture at Visa pour l’Image festival
04 September 2021 | 11:05 am
The front page may have gone digital these days, but photography has lost none of its power in telling the larger story when it comes to headline news. The Visa pour l'Image festival in Perpignan celebrates the very best of international photojournalism and, in doing so, shines a light on the human struggles and environmental challenges of our time.
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Washington has denounced China's education policies in Tibet and imposed visa restrictions on Chinese officials pursuing "forced assimilation" of children in the region.
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