The story behind the Pulitzer picture

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Two days ago I posted links to the winning photographers of the Pulitzer Price 2008. Now Adrees Latif, who won in the category Breaking News Photography for his picture of the japanese videographer Kenji Nagai shot down during riots in Myanmar in 2007, reveales the story behind the picture in the Reuters Blog:

Within minutes, the crowd swelled from hundreds to a few thousand. The soldiers threw barbed wire coils across the roads. Knowing that hundreds of people were gunned down in similar circumstances in a 1988 uprising, I climbed an old crosswalk directly overhead, to get to one of the few spots offering a clear view…

Read the whole story on the Reuters Blog