2001 Photo Contest, People in the News, 2nd prize

Paul Lowe

Magnum Photos for The Independent on Sunday

01 May, 2000

Clothes from an exhumed grave are laid out in a village. Later, the garments would be shown to friends and family for clues as to the identity of the owner, a victim of ethnic cleansing. Eighteen people from this village were killed during a Serb raid in 1992. The Bosnian commission for missing persons is carrying out many such investigations to identify remains, but there are still thousands missing following the years of conflict.

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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