Rath photograph wins Czech Press Photo

The main prize in this year’s Czech Press Photo competition has been awarded to Czech News Agency’s photographer Michal Kamaryt for his photographs of the former Central Bohemian governor David Rath in the court building where his trial is being held. Mr. Rath is the main defendant in a major trial concerns bribe-taking and the manipulation of tenders in the construction and health care sectors in the Central Bohemia Region. According to the Czech Press Photo judges, Mr. Kamaryt’s photograph symbolizes the discontented mood in the country and also shows the extent of corruptions in the Czech Republic.

Author: Masha Volynsky