2007 Photo Contest, Spot News, 1st prize

Davide Monteleone


30 July, 2006

A man carries the body of a girl after the Israeli air attack on Qana, in which a three-storey building sheltering a large number of refugees collapsed. From July 12, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) conducted a ground and air campaign against Hezbollah in Lebanon. Israel claimed it was targeting pockets of Hezbollah fighters and missile-launching sites hidden in residential areas, but was accused of disproportionate reaction and indiscriminate bombing of civilians.

About the photographer

Davide Monteleone

Born in 1974, Davide Monteleone spent his first 18 years living in various cities in Italy, as his parents moved frequently for work. He gave up a study of engineering to move fi...

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