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© Robin Hammond, Panos Pictures.

Condemned

Robin Hammond
12.06.15 - 11.10.15

Difficult crises that have struck the population of Sub-Saharan Africa over the last fifty years, have left their mark on mental health. The care for the mentally ill is limited – the means are insufficient and the stigma is enormous. New Zealand photographer Robin Hammond, winner of the 2014 Dr. Guislain Award, portrayed these people: a voiceless minority banished to forsaken corners in churches, traumatised former child soldiers chained to rusty hospital beds, people who are doomed to spend their lives behind bars.

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