A file photo of Palestinian child crying as he and his mother wait to cross Howara check point near Nablus, Thursday 15 January 2004. This image made by epa photographer Alaa Badarneh won the prestigious 2005 Qattan Journalism Prize by Tom Hurndaal Prize committee. In a statement, the the committee says Alaa won the prize for 'photos taken in a different perspective of photojournalism that has strong photos with humanitarian touch that his lens captures. That try to represent what is different from what is shown daily. His photos are recognized as correct angel and eye catching that motivates the viewer to know more about the story.' EPA/ALAA BADARNEH


Qattan Journalism Prize and Tom Hurndall Prize 2005

First Prize

Photographer: Alaa Badarneh