1988 Photo Contest, World Press Photo of the Year
Photographer

Anthony Suau

Black Star

18 December, 1987

A mother clings to a riot policeman's shield at a polling station. Her son was one of thousands of demonstrators who were arrested because they tried to prove that the presidential election on December 15, won by the government candidate, had been rigged.

About

Anthony Suau

Suau started his career at the Chicago Sun Times in 1976 and later joined the Denver Post. In 1985, he moved to New York City to work for Black Star agency. He was a contract pho...

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