Awards & Competitions

Burhan Ozbilici Wins World Press Photo of the Year 2017

February 13, 2017

Burhan Ozbilici

Turkish photographer Burhan Ozbilici has won the 2017 World Press Photo of the Year prize for a photograph taken moments after the assassination in December of Turkey’s Russian ambassador, Andrei Karlov. The photograph depicts the assassin, off-duty police officer Mevlut Mert Altintas, standing over Karlov’s body just moments after Altintas opened fire. The incident took place during the launch of a new art exhibit in...

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