Belarus Press Photo-2014: Belsat TV picture among winners

A photo taken at the commission of Belsat TV near Hrodna prison has won the first award in category ‘News’.

The picture was made by independent photojournalist Aliaksandr Sayenka on August 28, 2013 when Zmitser Dashkevich, a prisoner of conscience and leader of youth opposition organisation Young Front, was released from jail. Over fifty persons – relatives, friends and associates – were waiting for him at the walls of the prison.

The photographer managed to capture a very touching moment moment of the political prisoner’s taking his wife Nasta by the hand.

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