2007 Photo Contest, People in the News, Singles, 3rd prize

Stephanie Sinclair


27 July, 2006

Families from a Lebanese border town flee along the dangerous coastal road between Tyre and Sidon, during the Israeli bombardment of the south of the country. The Lebanese government estimated that over 900,000 people, approximately 25 percent of the population, were displaced during the conflict. Travel became unsafe as Israeli bombs also hit roads in the offensive against Hezbollah bases in Lebanon.

About the photographer

Stephanie Sinclair

After university, Sinclair worked for the Chicago Tribune, which sent her to cover the lead up to the war in Iraq. She later moved to the Middle East covering the region for six ...

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