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Photographers flood into Perpignan

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Photographers flood into Perpignan

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For 23 years the world’s most distinguished photojournalists have descended on the French town of Perpignan for the International Festival of Photojournalism.

This year the festival focuses on the Arab Spring, where the various revolutions continue throughout countries in North Africa and the Middle East.

In this report we speak with Yuri Kozyrev, Time Magazine photographer and winner of the Gold Visa in 2011. He was one of the only photographers to cover all of the revolutions in Egypt, Bahrain, Yemen and Libya and was one of the first photographers to arrive in Benghazi after the rebels liberated the city.

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