A year on…

In July 2018, on year after the liberation of Mosul from IS, I revisited the wartorn city to report on the continuing struggle against IS sleeper cells. The online article can be found HERE.

 Tagesanzeiger 25. August 2018

Tagesanzeiger 25. August 2018

Swiss Press Photo Award 2018

 Photo: SWISS PRESS AWARD, Alessandro della Valle

Photo: SWISS PRESS AWARD, Alessandro della Valle

I’m deeply honored to have won first place in the category «world» of the 2018 Swiss Press Photo Award. The photos of iraqi snipers in the battle for Mosul have been published in the print issue of Tagesanzeiger. Congratulations to the other fourcategory winners, Simon Tanner, Niels Ackermann, Karin Hofer, Reto Oeschger and the Swiss Press Photographer of the year Guillaume Perret. Here is the award announcement video.

The Sniper War

The Swiss daily newspaper TAGESANZEIGER printed a page with my photos from the sniper war between iraqi troops and ISIS in Mosul. The online version of the article is here.