One Shot Over The Line

conflict journalists and trauma

frédéric lafargue

Fallujah, Iraq, November 12, 2004 - An Iraqi teenager who was captured taking cover in a mosque is dragged by U.S. Marines to a transport truck for interrogation at a makeshift detention and prisoner sorting center in the city's train station.  Frédéric Lafargue

fallujah, iraq, november 12, 2004 - an iraqi teenager who was captured taking cover in a mosque is dragged by u.s. marines to a transport truck for interrogation at a makeshift detention and prisoner sorting center in the city's train station. © frédéric lafargue


frédéric lafargue has spent 15 years photographing major news events, previously for gamma and now as a freelancer. he is recognised for his extensive coverage of the middle east, including the second palestinian intifada, the american invasion of iraq and subsequent insurgency, the 33 day war in lebanon, the egyptian and libyan revolutions, and many other stories. frédéric’s work appears in multiple international publications such as newsweek, the new york times, life, paris match, the guardian, and el pais. his numerous awards include days japan, nppa best of photojournalism, pdn photo annual, and the bayeux war correspondent awards. born in bordeaux, frédéric is based between berlin and washington, d.c. he is currently working on a documentary film about people undergoing forbidden cancer treatments.

www.fredericlafargue.com


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