Awards & Competitions

Paul Hansen Wins 2012 World Press Photo of the Year

February 15, 2013

By Meghan Ahearn

© Paul Hansen, Sweden, Dagens Nyheter

Swedish photographer Paul Hansen won the 2012 World Press Photo of the Year for an image that shows a group of men carrying the bodies of two dead children in Gaza City, Palestine. The World Press Organization announced the winners of the 56th annual contest at a press conference on February 15 in Amsterdam. Hansen, who is a photographer for...

To read the full story login, purchase 2-day access or subscribe.