Series of the Year: Luai Abed, 37 years old Isawiya. victim of sponge bullets, known as the "black sponge bullet" (model 4557), made of synthetic rubber. Tali Mayer

After Being Shot, This Israeli Photographer Refused to Turn a Blind Eye to Victims

Tali Mayer was hit with sponge bullet, prompting her to begin to investigate the wounds caused by police use of this ammunition – tens of thousands of which have been fired at Palestinians in Jerusalem in the last two years. She photographed victims and now tells their stories.

On the afternoon of July 4, 2014, Taysir Sandukeh, who was 31 at the time, called his wife, Haba, from Tel Aviv to tell her that he was leaving work and was on the way home. It was a day on which the entrance...

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