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|Bottom: Paul Hansen's photograph as it was published by his Swedish newspaper, Dagens Nyheter, on November 11, 2012|
Paul Hansen of Sweden, a photographer working for the Swedish daily Dagens Nyheter, won the World Press Photo of the Year 2013 with this picture of a group of men carrying the bodies of two dead children through a street in Gaza City taken on Nov. 20, 2012. Jury member Mayu Mohanna said about the photo: "The strength of the picture lies in the way it contrasts the anger and sorrow of the adults with the innocence of the children. It's a picture I will not forget."
(Paul Hansen /Dagens Nyheter via Reuters)
|From left to right: Jean-Charles Persil, Ratapoil and Count Francois Dominique Reynaud Montlosier|