1997 Photo Contest, General News, Stories, 2nd prize
Photographer

Riccardo Venturi

01 January, 1996

A boy receives Koran instruction from a blind teacher. When the Taliban (whose name means 'students of religion' in the language of the Pathan tribe) took Kabul, women were instructed to cloak themselves in the burqa, which covers even the eyes.

About

Riccardo Venturi

Riccardo Venturi was born in Rome in 1966. His interest in photography began during his last years of high school and led to studies at the Istituto Superiore di Fotografia in Ro...

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