1999 Photo Contest, General News, Honorable mention

Ivo Saglietti

Grazia Neri for Planeta Humano

01 October, 1998

Clashes between the Kosovo Liberation Army, seeking independence for the ethnic Albanian province of Kosovo, and Serbian security forces intensified as the year wore on. Around 250,000 people were displaced by the conflict. In October, reports of massacres led more civilians to flee the war zones. Large numbers made the journey into Albania.

About the photographer

Ivo Saglietti

Ivo Saglietti started out working as a documentary filmmaker, leaving the movie business in 1978 for photography and working with Sipa Press Agency. His photographic essays and r...

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