1991 Photo Contest, General News, Stories, Honorable mention
Photographer

Anthony Suau

Black Star for Time

01 September, 1990

Sheltering himself from the heat of the desert, a Kuwait refugee stands back while hundreds line up in the desert for food and water. Shaalan One refugee camp, in a 43-mile-wide swath of no-man's land between Jordan and Iraq, houses some 70,000 people. Saddam Hussein's occupation of Kuwait sent thousands of refugees, including Egyptians and Bangladeshis, fleeing into the desert to escape the atrocities of Iraqi troops.

About the photographer

Anthony Suau

Suau started his career at the Chicago Sun Times in 1976 and later joined the Denver Post. In 1985, he moved to New York City to work for Black Star agency. He was a contract pho...

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