June Refugees crowd on board a boat some 25 kilometers from the Libyan coast, prior to being rescued by an Italian naval frigate working as part of Operation Mare Nostrum (OMN). World Press Photo. Photo by Massimo Sestini.
WORLD PRESS PHOTO OF THE YEAR 2011 15 October 2011 A woman holds a wounded relative in her arms, inside a mosque used as a field hospital by demonstrators against the rule of President Ali Abdullah Saleh, during clashes in Sanaa, Yemen on 15 October
The World Press Photo of the Year 2018 goes to Venezuelan... The World Press Photo of the Year 2018 goes to Venezuelan photographer Ronaldo Schemidt The jury of the 61th World Press Photo Contest has selected an image by Venezuelan photographer Ronaldo Schemidt as the 2018 World Press Photo of the Year. Schemidt a staff photographer for Agence France-Presse based in Mexico won with his image entitled Venezuela Crisis showing a protester on fire during clashes with police in Caracas…
People, second prize singles, Matjaz Krivic, Digging the Future, November 2015 A mine worker takes a smoke break before going back into the pit. Miners in Bani face harsh conditions and exposure to toxic chemicals and heavy metals.