Photos: India’s photographers win Pulitzer for Kashmir, Hong Kong images

Five photographers from India won the Pulitzer Prize across two categories for their work in Kashmir and Hong Kong. While Anushree Fadnavis and Adnan Abidi, part of the Retuers team that won in the 'Breaking News Photography' category, won for their work on the Hong Kong protests, Dar Yasin, Mukhtar Khan and Channi Anand (from Associated Press) won in the 'Feature Photography' category for their coverage of Jammu and Kashmir, particularly during the clampdown which was imposed after its special status was revoked in August 2019.

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A masked Kashmiri protester jumps on the bonnet of a vehicle belonging to the security forces as he throws stones at it during a protest in Srinagar on May 31, 2019. The image was part of a series of photographs by Associated Press photographers which won the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography. (Dar Yasin / AP)
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A masked Kashmiri protester jumps on the bonnet of a vehicle belonging to the security forces as he throws stones at it during a protest in Srinagar on May 31, 2019. The image was part of a series of photographs by Associated Press photographers which won the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography. (Dar Yasin / AP)

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Associated Press photographer Dar Yasin, second right, with his family watches the Pulitzer Prize announcement via video conferencing from his home in Srinagar, Kashmir, following the announcement that he was one of three AP photographers who won the Pulitzer Prize in Feature Photography for their coverage of the conflict in Kashmir. (Rifat Yasin / AP)
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Associated Press photographer Dar Yasin, second right, with his family watches the Pulitzer Prize announcement via video conferencing from his home in Srinagar, Kashmir, following the announcement that he was one of three AP photographers who won the Pulitzer Prize in Feature Photography for their coverage of the conflict in Kashmir. (Rifat Yasin / AP)

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A Border Security Force (BSF) personnel keeps vigil near the India-Pakistan border at Garkhal in Akhnoor, about 35 kilometers west of Jammu, India on August 13, 2019. The image was part of a series of photographs by Associated Press photographers which won the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography. (Channi Anand / AP)
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A Border Security Force (BSF) personnel keeps vigil near the India-Pakistan border at Garkhal in Akhnoor, about 35 kilometers west of Jammu, India on August 13, 2019. The image was part of a series of photographs by Associated Press photographers which won the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography. (Channi Anand / AP)

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Associated Press photographer Channi Anand celebrates with his family following the announcement that he was one of three AP photographers who won the Pulitzer Prize in Feature Photography for their coverage of the conflict in Kashmir, India. (AP Photo)
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Associated Press photographer Channi Anand celebrates with his family following the announcement that he was one of three AP photographers who won the Pulitzer Prize in Feature Photography for their coverage of the conflict in Kashmir, India. (AP Photo)

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Six-year-old Muneefa Nazir, a Kashmiri girl whose right eye was hit by a marble ball, shot allegedly by security forces on August 12, 2019, stands outside her home in Srinagar on September 17, 2019. The image was part of a series of photographs by Associated Press photographers which won the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography. (Mukhtar Khan / AP)
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Six-year-old Muneefa Nazir, a Kashmiri girl whose right eye was hit by a marble ball, shot allegedly by security forces on August 12, 2019, stands outside her home in Srinagar on September 17, 2019. The image was part of a series of photographs by Associated Press photographers which won the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography. (Mukhtar Khan / AP)

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Associated Press photographer Mukhtar Khan celebrates with his family at his home in Srinagar, following the announcement that he was one of three AP photographers who won the Pulitzer Prize in Feature Photography. (Afnan Arif / AP)
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Associated Press photographer Mukhtar Khan celebrates with his family at his home in Srinagar, following the announcement that he was one of three AP photographers who won the Pulitzer Prize in Feature Photography. (Afnan Arif / AP)

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A security forces personnel conducts a check on a Kashmiri resident during a curfew in Srinagar, August 8, 2019. The image was part of a series of photographs by Associated Press photographers which won the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography. (Dar Yasin / AP)
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A security forces personnel conducts a check on a Kashmiri resident during a curfew in Srinagar, August 8, 2019. The image was part of a series of photographs by Associated Press photographers which won the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography. (Dar Yasin / AP)

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Security forces keep guard as a Kashmiri man prays on the occasion of Prophet Muhammad’s birth anniversary in Srinagar, India, November 10, 2019. Thousands of Kashmiri Muslims thronged the Hazratbal shrine, which houses a relic believed to be a hair from the beard of the Prophet. The image was part of a series of photographs by Associated Press photographers which won the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography. (Mukhtar Khan / AP)
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Security forces keep guard as a Kashmiri man prays on the occasion of Prophet Muhammad’s birth anniversary in Srinagar, India, November 10, 2019. Thousands of Kashmiri Muslims thronged the Hazratbal shrine, which houses a relic believed to be a hair from the beard of the Prophet. The image was part of a series of photographs by Associated Press photographers which won the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography. (Mukhtar Khan / AP)

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A Kashmiri man walks on a snow covered footbridge in the interiors of Dal Lake in Srinagar on December 13, 2019. The image was part of a series of photographs by Associated Press photographers which won the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography. (Dar Yasin / AP)
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A Kashmiri man walks on a snow covered footbridge in the interiors of Dal Lake in Srinagar on December 13, 2019. The image was part of a series of photographs by Associated Press photographers which won the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography. (Dar Yasin / AP)

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Passengers push their luggage past bricks and barriers after anti-government protesters blocked the roads leading to the Hong Kong International Airport, in Hong Kong, China, September 1, 2019. Reuters has been awarded the 2020 Pulitzer Prize in Breaking News Photography for Hong Kong protests. (Anushree Fadnavis / REUTERS)
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Passengers push their luggage past bricks and barriers after anti-government protesters blocked the roads leading to the Hong Kong International Airport, in Hong Kong, China, September 1, 2019. Reuters has been awarded the 2020 Pulitzer Prize in Breaking News Photography for Hong Kong protests. (Anushree Fadnavis / REUTERS)

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A man clears debris following the clashes between police and anti-government protester after a two-week campus siege of the Polytechnic University in Hong Kong, China, November 16, 2019. Reuters has been awarded the 2020 Pulitzer Prize in Breaking News Photography for Hong Kong protests. (Adnan Abidi / REUTERS)
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A man clears debris following the clashes between police and anti-government protester after a two-week campus siege of the Polytechnic University in Hong Kong, China, November 16, 2019. Reuters has been awarded the 2020 Pulitzer Prize in Breaking News Photography for Hong Kong protests. (Adnan Abidi / REUTERS)

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