Winners of UNRWA's photography competition talk about their work

06 May 2011

In May 2011, UNRWA organised a photography competition for young Palestine refugees with funding from the European Union. Young Palestinians throughout the Middle East were tasked with creating a photo series that would give an insight into how they live, on the theme "What you don't know about my life".

Having deliberated over nearly 100 entries from throughout the region, the judging panel awarded the first prize to 23 year old Hadeel Al Ramli, for her portrayal of life in Gaza Womens' Prison .

Unable to travel to the West Bank to pick up their prizes in person, Al Ramli and third prizewinner Abdel Rahim Abu Laban, from Yarmouk camp, Syria, sent video messages of thanks.