1997 Photo Contest, General News, 1st prize

Yunghi Kim

01 January, 1996

Food riots were the order of the day when supplies ran out in Goma, near Mugunga refugee camp. After two years in camps in Zaire, an exodus of more than 500,000 Rwandans got underway. Some refugees were massacred by Hutu soldiers who tried to stop them returning to Tutsi-controlled Rwanda. The refugees often took weeks to reach their homes, scrambling for truck rides and walking by night.

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Yunghi Kim

  Yunghi Kim is a photojournalist who has covered conflicts and in-depth, issue-driven stories all over the world for more than three decades. Intimate storytelling and giving a...

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