Sudipto Das

Sudipto Das lives in Kolkata, India. He is a self-taught photographer, now working as a senior photojournalist for The Times of India. Sudipto’s photographs have been displayed around the world including in Washington, DC, Indonesia, Amsterdam, London, Portugal, Germany, Singapore, UAE, Montreal, Vancouver and Switzerland. He has received more than 100 international photography awards from all over the world.

In this image, a woman from a Muslim community holds a poster on a busy Kolkata street, demanding justice for a rape victim in her area.

The Allard Prize Photography Competition jury selected this photograph as it represents the courage it takes to stand up for what one believes in the fight for human rights.