1994 Photo Contest, General News, 3rd prize

Jon Jones

Sygma for Time

01 May, 1993

The tense peace in Mostar was broken when the town became the scene of a bitter battle between Croats and Muslims. Guns in hand, Croat soldiers practiced ethnic cleansing from one house to the next, taking some 1,500 Muslim prisoners. Croatia's attacks on the historic city caused irreparable damage, and the population paid a high price in human suffering.

About the photographer

Jon Jones

Most recently he was the director of photography for the Sunday Times Magazine, where the magazine’s work received numerous awards for its photography. He was the curator of the...

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