1995 Photo Contest, Spot News, Honorable mention

Ziv Koren

Yedioth Ahronoth

19 October, 1994

The scene of a suicide bomb attack in on Dizengoff Street in Tel Aviv, Israel. The exploded bus, which left 23 dead and 46 injured, constituted an unequivocal protest against the Middle East peace initiatives. The fundamentalist Hamas movement later claimed responsibility for the attack. While Ziv Koren's photo was judged too sensitive for publication in Israel, it was published in newspapers worldwide, including the front page of The New York Times.

About the photographer

Ziv Koren

Koren's main interests are humanitarian issues which are often the subject of his documentary projects such as the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, poverty, the Tsunami, Guantanamo ...

Technical information

Canon EOS

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