Sameer Al-Doumy

Sameer Al-Doumy is a Syrian photographer born in 1998 in the city of Douma, near the Syrian capital Damascus. In late 2014, he began working for Agence France-Presse as a freelance photographer in Syria. He still works for AFP in Normandy, France where he now lives as a refugee. Sameer was awarded the 1st Prize in the Spot News Stories category in the World Press Photo 2016 contest.

War note

22 December 2020
Sameer Al-Doumy was still a child when he first began photographing the war in his hometown of Douma. As the siege and bombs continued, he grew up as a photojournalist.

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