​1st Prize 新たな生活を求めて 

In Search of a New Life Photo by Yannis Behrakis / Reuters

Public Prize

Yemen, The ruins of a once "Happy Arabia"

Photo by

Olivier Laban-Mattei

Myop, for Le Monde

A "Security Belt" militiaman chewing khat, seated on the remains of a destroyed Houthi tank, whilst standing guard in the hills between Crater (Seera) and Ma'alla, two parts of the city of Aden. Security is the first priority of the authorities of Aden, as the city is prey to the rise of radical groups like Al Qaeda.  Aden, Yemen. June 13, 2016

Busy streets on the night in the Seera district, located in the crater of Aden. Commercial activities have gradually resumed in the city after having mostly ceased during the war.  Aden, Yemen.  June 14, 2017

Children play billiards in Ma'alla street, the main street of Aden, after Iftar. Aden, Yemen.  June 13, 2017

Aden residents celebrate Eid al-Fitr with family and friends on a beach in the Gold Mohur district of Aden.  Aden, Yemen

June 27, 2017

A fighter from the Salafist brigades of Abu al-Abbas protects the entrance to the Al Thawra Hospital in Taiz. Taiz, Yemen
June 23, 2017

A woman takes care of her daughter hit by cholera at the Al Thawra Hospital in Taiz. Taiz,  Yemen.  June 23, 2017

A woman takes care of her daughter hit by a mortar at the Al Thawra Hospital in Taiz. Taiz,  Yemen  June 23, 2017

A fighter of the Salafist brigades of Abu al-Abbas walks through the Muraliwa district of Taiz on June 24, 2017, taking care not to walk on mines placed by Houthi rebels before their retreat into the hills. The city is under siege and has been bombed for two years by the Houthis. The number of civilian victims wounded and killed are now counted in their thousands. Taiz, Yemen 

A deserted street in Taiz, on 24 June 2017. The city is under siege and has been bombed for two years by the Houthis. The number of civilian victims wounded and killed are now to be counted in their thousands. Taiz, Yemen

A destroyed shop in Taiz, June 24, 2017. The city is under siege and has been bombed for two years by the Houthis. The number of civilian victims wounded and killed are now to be counted in their thousands. Taiz, Yemen

Fighters from the Salafist brigade of Abu al-Abbas walk through a neighborhood held by Al Qaeda in Taiz. The city is under siege and has been bombed for two years by the Houthis. The number of civilian victims wounded and killed are now to be counted in their thousands. Taiz,  Yemen

A combatant of the Salafist brigades of Abu al-Abbas keeps watch on the Houthi positions from a front line in the city of Taiz. The city is under siege and has been bombed for two years by the Houthis. The number of civilian victims wounded and killed are now to be counted in their thousands. Yemen. June 24, 2017

A combatant of the Salafist brigades of Abu al-Abbas, ushers in, one by one, members of the brigade who are seeking their monthly salary at the headquarters in the medina (old town) of Taiz.The city is under siege and has been bombed for two years by the Houthis. The number of civilian victims wounded and killed are now to be counted in their thousands. Taiz, Yemen. June 24, 2017

A fighter from the Salafist brigades of Abu al-Abbas rests in his headquarters in the medina (old town) of Taiz, on the morning .The city is under siege and has been bombed for two years by the Houthis. The number of civilian victims wounded and killed are now to be counted in their thousands. Taiz, Yemen. June 24. 2017 

A fighter from the Salafist brigades of Abu al-Abbas observes the city of Taiz from the citadel of Al Qahira, taken from the Houthis rebels 3 months ago. The city is under siege and has been bombed for two years by the Houthis. The number of civilian victims wounded and killed are now to be counted in their thousands. Taiz,  Yemen. June 24, 2017