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There are some photographs that come across you and create a story in itself.

This pic was posted on facebook and may be you came across it sometime.

The photographer is a young Gazan photo-journalist, Emad Samir Nassar, 22 years of age.  The image is one of a father, Salem Saudi, with his daughter Layan and his niece Shayma, taking a bath in the ruins of their home in Gaza city.  It was taken on 26th June 2015.

The image won the Sharjah Prize for best Arab photo and yet, Emad was stopped by Israeli authorities at the Erez crossing on 23rd February 2016 en route to the UAE from Gaza to receive it.

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