1996 Photo Contest, General News, 2nd prize

David Turnley

Detroit Free Press / Black Star for Time

01 January, 1995

Faced with a Croatian offensive, a truck holds Serbian civilian refugees from Krajina, Croatia, who are being taken through Banja Luka in Bosnia-Herzegovina in an attempt to reach Serbia. In 1995 no ethnic group in Bosnia remained untouched by anguish and upheaval. The Serbian conquest of the enclaves of Srebrenica and Zepa - which underscored UN impotence to guarantee their safety - triggered a mass exodus to the last remaining Muslim strongholds.

About the photographer

David Turnley

American photojournalist David C. Turnley (Fort Wayne, Indiana, 1955) is the winner of two World Press Photo of the Year awards, one Pulitzer Prize, and the Overseas Press Club’s...

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