1997 Photo Contest, General News, 2nd prize

Stephen Dupont

for L'Express Magazine

01 January, 1996

Protesters and police confronted each other in bitter clashes near Newbury in South East England, when preparations started for the construction of a highway bypass west of the town. The projected bypass cuts through an area of historical interest and an ancient forest. The activists tried to prevent trees being cut down by climbing them and by building rope walkways and tree houses.

About the photographer

Stephen Dupont

Stephen Dupont (Sydney, Australia, 1967) is a self-taught photojournalist and documentary filmmaker. He is based in Australia and regularly works on assignments for Time, Newswee...

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