Sony World Photo Awards Leaked Real Name, Forcing Photographer Into Exile

In 2018, Turkish photojournalist Uygar Önder Şimşek says he entered the prestigious Sony World Photography Awards under a pseudonym in order to protect his identity. His work was shortlisted, but the Awards mistakenly sent his real name to the media, forcing him to flee his homeland. He currently lives in exile. Editor’s note: Sony is … Continue reading Sony World Photo Awards Leaked Real Name, Forcing Photographer Into Exile