55th World Press Photo Contest

Amsterdam, the 13th of february 2012. In the Boekmanzaal is the announcement of the winners of the 55th World Press Photo Contest. The international jury has selected a photo by Samuel Aranda as the World Press Photo 2011. The picture shows a woman holding her wounded son in her arms, during clashes in Sanaa, Yemen on 15 October 2011. He worked for The New York Times. Host is Michiel Munneke, panelmembers: Adriaan Monshouwer and Aidan Sullivan. For the list of members of the jury click here.
Photos: Jan Blankestein
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