Silver / 2010 / Photojournalism / War

Night Raid In Search Talibans

  • Photographer
    Ricardo Garcia Vilanova

Night raid in search Talibans and material to make bombs in Pss 12 Location in Kandahar from Camp Nathan Smith CNS ( Fury Force ). The Patrol is comprised of members of Outlaw 1 ( 293 rd Militar Police Battalion from fort Stewart, Georgia ), Canadians, ANA and ANP, in search of Talibans and material to make bombs. In the fisrt photo when there are women in the room, the search does a female soldier. Women remain hidden in the left side, behind the curtains.In the second image ILT Green of 293 MPCO ( in the center ) with members of Outlaw 1 and Ana member inside a room in a register.In the third image A child looks at the soldiers who leave the place where moments before did a search of the home.In the fourth and fifth image registration inside a house and part of electrical equipment confiscated. The translator asks the old Afghan the reason for the existence of this material in your home.

Published in Life, Time, Newsweek, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, The Atlantic, The Boston Globe, The Daily Beast, Usa Today, The Palm Beach Post, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Star, The Huffigton Post, Foreign Policy, The Daily Examiner, The Chicago Tribune, The Financial Post, Le Monde, Liberation, Le Figaro, Express, Le Point, The Guardian, The Daily Telegraph, The Times El Pais, El Mundo, La Vanguardia, Tiempo, Columbia Journalism Review, Days Japan, PDN, NPPA News Photographer, Russian Reporter.Also has collaborated with organizations such as UN, ICRC, Msf, Medicins du Monde.As a freelance videojournalist has worked in CNN, AP, Euronews, Cuatro, Telecinco, TV3 and his photographs have been used by CNN, Al Jazeera, BBC, ABC, CBS, MSNBC and France24.His work has been exhibited in New York, Washington, Paris, London, Madrid, Barcelona, Taiwan, Taipei, and he has several prizes like selected to exhibited en LOOK3 ( SLPS ), Honorable Mention IPA Editorial War/Conflict 2010, Honorable Mention PX3 ( War Photography ) in 2009 and 2nd Place Recipients of PX3 Competition ( War Photography ) in 2010, Honorary Mention in Global World: Through the lens of Human Rights 2010, Nominated in The New York Photo Festival 2009, Nominated in Nikon Thursday Award 2009, in 2010 WSJ presented the candidacy for the Pulitzer Prize.