Photo Credit: Seamus Murphy
Seamus Murphy's work as a photojournalist has taken him on frequent assignments to Afghanistan, but also across the world, from Iran, the Palestinian territories and Iraq, to Kenya, India, the US and more. His awards include four previous World Press Photo awards, a POYi and a W. Eugene Smith Memorial grant. Murphy's work has appeared in a range of leading international publications, such as The New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, Time, Newsweek, National Geographic Adventure, Paris Match, Le Figaro Magazine, Stern, Geo, The Guardian Magazine, The Sunday Times Magazine, The Daily Telegraph Magazine and The Independent Magazine. His work in Afghanistan led to the book A Darkness Visible: Afghanistan.
General News, second prize stories
A house almost completely destroyed during the Israeli incursion of May 2004. Palestinians use a system of tunnels beneath the Gaza-Egyptian border for travel and arms smuggling. Both the Israeli Defense Force and the Palestinian police have moved to uncover tunneling activity.
The Sunday Times Magazine