Mahfouz Abu Turk

Photostory: Suffering and desolation in Rafah, 23 May 2004

Mahfouz Abu Turk is a Palestinian photojournalist based in Jerusalem. Abu Turk has taken photos for Agency France Press, Associated Press, the Washington Report, has seen his work exhibited around the world, and currently works with Reuters. Abu Turk was the first journalist to enter the camp of Jenin following the invasion in May 2003. On 24 May 2004, he went to Rafah and brought back these images from the aftermath of Israel’s “Operation Rainbow”.