1999 Photo Contest, Spot News, 2nd prize

Santiago Lyon

The Associated Press

09 December, 1998

A Palestinian taunting Israeli troops with a Palestinian flag, curls over as he is hit by a rubber bullet fired by the soldiers. The incident occurred on the 11th anniversary of the intifada, the uprising against Israeli occupation. Despite US calls for a halt to violence, hundreds of Palestinians marked the anniversary by stoning Israeli troops and motorists throughout the West Bank.

About the photographer

Santiago Lyon

He has over thirty years of experience in news-service photography and has won multiple photojournalism awards for his coverage of conflicts around the globe. He covered the end...

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