2nd Place: The Long Days of Hanau by Fabian Ritter
The racist attack of 19 February 2020 in Hanau, Hessen, shook German society. This photo essay accompanies the friends and relatives of those tragically murdered. In the weeks and months following the attack, while an entire city was still reeling from the shock, solidarity groups and initiatives began forming to support the survivors of the attack. Mourning developed into anger and the desire for change. These photographs provide intimate access to the families and friends affected, who have all lost important people in their lives.