War Game

PhotographerMorteza Nikoubazl
PrizeHonorable Mention
City/CountryTehran, Iran
Photo Date2014
Technical InfoCanon camera
Entry Description

Every year near the Iranian New Year holidays some of the Iranians visit the lands which Iran and Iraq war have been happened. An Iranian cleric helps a young boy to wear a headband, The headband is a symbol of Iran-Iraq war's warriors. A group of members of the Iranian Basij militia organized 7 to 14 years old children for participating a war game in a land near an Iranian southern border with Iraq. During the game cleric and some other Basijis have been tried to tell them that you must always to be ready for defending of your Leadership, Land and religion and on this way you have to kill all enemies soldiers.