Manoocher, wounded photojournalist (9 images)
MANOOCHER DEGHATI worked as a war photographer during ten years for Sipa, then for AFP. He covered conflicts in Central America, Africa, Bosnia, before being named chief photographer at the AFP Jerusalem bureau. On September 21st, 1996, Manoocher was covering the third day of street battle in Ramallah between Israeli soldiers and Palestinians. The unrest was prompted by Israel's surprise reopening of an ancient tunnel in Jerusalem's Old City, shortly after Netanyahu's election. On that day...