1996 Photo Contest, Spot News, 2nd prize

Paul Lowe

Magnum Photos for Newsweek

01 April, 1995

UN troops pour water onto weakened survivors. Violence erupted anew when Tutsi soldiers of the Rwandan army massacred Hutus in a refugee camp. Plans to close the camp went badly wrong, and in the confusion the soldiers opened fire. The number of casualties, put at 2,000 by the media, was contested by the government who insisted no more than 300 were killed.

About the photographer

Paul Lowe

Paul Lowe is a senior lecturer in photography and an award-winning photographer. Since 2004, Paul has been the overall course director of the Masters program in Photojournalism a...

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