Photographer Goran Tomasevic won first prize at the World Press Photo Contest in the “Spot News Stories” category, recognized for his brutally intimate portrait of opposition forces in Syria. All photos were taken on Jan. 30, 2013 during a battle with government forces in Damascus. WARNING: Graphic content.
An investigation concluded that Paul Hansen’s emotional photograph of a Gaza City burial was legitimate, but some still question how much editing was involved. Warning: Graphic image.
The winner of the World Press Photo of the Year, showing a group of grieving men carrying dead children through the streets of Gaza City, is stunning and tragic. WARNING: Graphic content.