World Press Photo of the Year: 1965  Loc Thuong, Binh Dinh, South Vietnam, September 1965. Mother and children wade across river to escape US bombing.

World Press Photo of the Year: 1965 Loc Thuong, Binh Dinh, South Vietnam, September 1965. Mother and children wade across river to escape US bombing.

World Press Photo of the Year Pablo Bartholomew 1985

World Press Photo of the Year Pablo Bartholomew 1985

The image in question: Two-year-old Suhaib Hijazi and his older brother Muhammad were killed when their house was destroyed by an Israeli missile strike. Their father Fouad was also killed and their mother was put in intensive care. Fouad’s brothers carry his children to the mosque for the burial ceremony as his body is carried behind on a stretcher. Photograph by Paul Hansen

The image in question: Two-year-old Suhaib Hijazi and his older brother Muhammad were killed when their house was destroyed by an Israeli missile strike. Their father Fouad was also killed and their mother was put in intensive care. Fouad’s brothers carry his children to the mosque for the burial ceremony as his body is carried behind on a stretcher. Photograph by Paul Hansen

A child who is surrounded and impacted by war and bombs all around. We need love in the world again.

A child who is surrounded and impacted by war and bombs all around. We need love in the world again.

The Kiss Of Life by Rocco Morabito, 1968 Pulitzer Prize. Lineman, Randall Champion, is dangling upside down, felled by 4,160 bolts of electricity. Another lineman, J.D.Thompson saved his life. Beautiful photo and story.

The Kiss Of Life by Rocco Morabito, 1968 Pulitzer Prize. Lineman, Randall Champion, is dangling upside down, felled by 4,160 bolts of electricity. Another lineman, J.D.Thompson saved his life. Beautiful photo and story.

1977 - Police throw tear-gas at a group of chanting residents of the Modderdam squatter camp protesting against the demolition of their homes outside Cape Town. (Leslie Hammond)

Every World Press Photo Winner From 1955-2011

1977 - Police throw tear-gas at a group of chanting residents of the Modderdam squatter camp protesting against the demolition of their homes outside Cape Town. (Leslie Hammond)

1963. Thich Quang Duc, the Buddhist priest in Southern Vietnam , burns himself to death protesting the government’s torture policy against priests. Thich Quang Dug never made a sound or moved while he was burning.

Some of the most powerful images from around the World

1963. Thich Quang Duc, the Buddhist priest in Southern Vietnam , burns himself to death protesting the government’s torture policy against priests. Thich Quang Dug never made a sound or moved while he was burning.

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