1999 Photo Contest, Spot News, Singles, 2nd prize

Santiago Lyon

The Associated Press

09 December, 1998

A Palestinian taunting Israeli troops with a Palestinian flag, curls over as he is hit by a rubber bullet fired by the soldiers. The incident occurred on the 11th anniversary of the intifada, the uprising against Israeli occupation. Despite US calls for a halt to violence, hundreds of Palestinians marked the anniversary by stoning Israeli troops and motorists throughout the West Bank.


Santiago Lyon

He has over thirty years of experience in news-service photography and has won multiple photojournalism awards for his coverage of conflicts around the globe. He covered the end...

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