2016 Photo Contest, People, 3rd prize

Where the Children Sleep


Magnus Wennman

15 September, 2015

Lamar, from Baghdad, sleeps on a blanket in a forest. After two attempts at crossing the sea from Turkey in a small dinghy, her family has come as far as Serbia to find the border with Hungary closed.

Refugee children, on their long journey to a new home, sleep where they can along the route.

About the photographer

Magnus Wennman

Magnus has worked in more than 80 countries, covering everything from the US election to the refugee crisis in Africa, Middle East and Europe. The five-times Photojournalist of ...

Technical information

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45.0 mm

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