Friday, February 15, 2013

Photo of Gazan funeral procession wins Photo of the Year at 2013 World Press Photo Contest

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2013 World Press Photo of the Year, Gaza November 20 2012 (photo: Paul Hansen)
Judges for the 2013 World Press Photo Contest have awarded the Photo of the Year to Swedish photojournalist Paul Hansen for his photograph of a Gazan funeral procession taken during Operation Pillar of Cloud last November. The award is considered one of the most prestigious photojournalism honors in the world.
The procession was for Fouad Hijazi and his two children Sohaib, 2, and Muhamad, 4, killed by an Israeli airstrike November 19, 2012.
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