2006 Photo Contest, General News, 2nd prize

Seamus Murphy

The Sunday Times Magazine

01 May, 2005

A man slumps exhausted in the middle of the road after arriving at the Erez checkpoint at 3am, in an attempt to find work in Israel. Palestinians used a system of tunnels beneath the Gaza-Egyptian border for travel and arms smuggling. Both the Israeli Defense Force and the Palestinian police have moved to uncover tunneling activity.

About the photographer

Seamus Murphy

Seamus Murphy's work as a photojournalist has taken him on frequent assignments to Afghanistan, but also across the world, from Iran, the Palestinian territories and Iraq, to Ken...

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