Prize-winning photography

The winner of the Pride Photo Award 2016 is Turkish photographer Akin Celiktas, whose image is of the banned pride parade in Istanbul. A girl wearing rainbow stockings stands on the street amongst the riot police who broke up the parade with tear gas and rubber bullets. The jury selected this photograph out of more than 3,600 entries by 398 photographers of 70 different nationalities.

For more information visit the Pride Photo Award website.