World Press Photo Of The Year (Graphic)

The World Press Photo of the Year was awarded on Friday to Paul Hansen’s image of two young children being carried through the streets of Gaza City to a mosque for burial after being killed in an Israeli missile strike in November 2012.

More than 100,000 photos by 5,666 photographers were submitted to the contest. 

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