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Greek photographer who brought the migrant crisis home wins prize

Mr Messinis in front of his work "Scene of war in a peaceful zone".
Receiving his Visa d'Or prize from French magazine Paris-Match director Olivier Royan (left) and founder and director of the Visa Pour L'Image festival Jean-Francois Leroy (right).

Perpignan, France

GREEK AFP photographer Aris Messinis has covered conflicts in Libya and Syria, but it was for his dramatic images of a migrant crisis on his doorstep that he was honoured last Saturday at photojournalism's biggest annual festival.

Mr Messinis won the Visa d'Or for