World Press Photo of the Year 2001
Autor: Erik Refner, Denmark, Berlingske Tidende.
Jalozai refugee camp, Pakistan, June 2001
The body of an Afghan refugee boy is prepared for burial.
Refner went to pay his condolences to the dead boy's father and was allowed to take pictures of the preparations for his burial. The enormous interest in his work generated by the award kick-started his career. He was just a mere student before.