This image is taken from Michel Setboun’s third book about agencies. Eighty reporters were chosen to comment on an iconic image taken during their careers. The image we’re publishing today is a picture by Mat Jacob. I took this picture of the 1st or 2nd of January, 2002, in Khan Younis, a Palestinian village in the southern Gaza Strip. Clashes were occurring daily during this second intifada. Behind me was an enormous wall designed to prevent stones from being thrown, and to block off Palestinian access to the sea.
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