19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Harvesting Melon

Afghan workers harvesting melon in Sardasht e Zeydun, Khuzestan, Iran. Most Afghans fleeing war and economic strife in their homeland have spent time in Iran, which has hosted the second-largest population of Afghan refugees for over 30 years. They have a difficult living and working condition.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Behbahan, Iran
Camera: Canon PowerShot SX30 IS
Copyright: © Saeed Kouhkan