2000 Photo Contest, General News, 1st prize

Yannis Behrakis


01 January, 1999

January - February. A Serb paramilitary removes an AK-47 assault rifle from a victim after an ambush in which 24 ethnic Albanians were shot. Early in the year, conflict resumed in Kosovo after fragile truce, causing another wave of refugees. In mid-January, 45 ethnic Albanians were killed during a Serb offensive on the village of Racak. Later in the month the ambush in Rogovo occurred.

About the photographer

Yannis Behrakis

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