THE GUARDIAN'S PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR

BENSEMRA FOUND SIMILAR STORIES DURING A NEARLY TWO-WEEK TRIP THROUGH THE HORN OF AFRICA.

READ THE STORY HERE IN BENSEMRA'S ROLE AS AN EYEWITNESS TO WAR, HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES AND OTHER ATROCITIES, SHE SAYS IT IS CRUCIAL TO REMAIN UNBIASED.

"It's important to stay neutral if we want people to believe us and trust us," Bensemra says. "We have to be in the middle. We don't take sides."

NEW YORK (Reuters) - In April, Reuters photographer Zohra Bensemra was sent to cover the drought in Somalia. Once there, she looked for ways to humanize the plight of more than 2 million people trying to survive the famine...

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