2010 Photo Contest, Contemporary Issues, Honorable mention

Ou Zhihang

18 August, 2009

The photographer does pushups at a place of topical significance. The Moment: The Shishou Case in Hubei Province. On 17 June, chef Tu Yuangao died at Yonglong Hotel, Shishou, which some locals claimed was a center of drug activity. His family refused to accept the hotel management's explanation that he had committed suicide by jumping out of a window. Thousands protested in support of the family. Riots broke out and the hotel was set alight.

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Ou Zhihang

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