2002 Photo Contest, People in the News, 2nd prize

David Guttenfelder

The Associated Press

18 January, 2001

Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat helps carry the coffin of Hisham Miki at a funeral service. The director of Palestinian State television, and a friend of Arafat's, Miki was shot by masked gunmen in a restaurant. His death came after a three-month wave of violence between Israelis and Palestinians.

About the photographer

David Guttenfelder

Guttenfelder previously spent 20 years as a photojournalist for the Associated Press based in Nairobi, Abidjan, New Delhi, and Tokyo covering news in more than 75 countries aroun...

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