Lijst van winnaars van de World Press Photo van 2012

1st Prize Sports – Sports Action Single<br />
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foto: © Wei Seng Chen, Malaysia<br />
Pacu Jawi Bull Race, Indonesia<br />
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12 February 2012, Batu Sangkar, West Sumatra, Indonesia<br />
A jockey, his feet stepped into a harness strapped to the bulls and clutching their tails, shows relief and joy at the end of a dangerous run across rice fields. The Pacu Jawi (bull race) is a popular competition at the end of harvest season keenly contested between villages.

World Press Photo van het jaar 2012

World Press Photo of the Year 2012<br />
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foto: © Paul Hansen, Sweden, Dagens Nyheter <br />
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20 November 2012, Gaza City, Palestinian Territories<br />
Two-year-old Suhaib Hijazi and her three-year-old 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.

Paul Hansen, Sweden, Dagens Nyheter

Gaza Burial, Gaza City, Palestinian Territories, 20 November

 

SPOT NEWS SINGLES

  1. Paul Hansen, Sweden, Dagens Nyheter
    Gaza Burial, Gaza City, Palestinian Territories, 20 November
  2. Emin Özmen, Turkey
    Interrogation, Aleppo, Syria, 31 July
  3. Adel Hana, Palestinian Territories, The Associated Press
    Collaborator, Gaza City, Palestinian Territories, 20 November

SPOT NEWS STORIES

  1. 2nd Prize Spot News Stories <br />
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foto: © Fabio Bucciarelli, Italy, Agence France-Presse<br />
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10 October 2012, Aleppo, Syria<br />
A Free Syrian Army (FSA) fighter takes position during the clashes against Syrian government forces in Sulemain Halabi district in Aleppo.Bernat Armangue, Spain, The Associated Press
    Gaza, November
  2. Fabio Bucciarelli, Italy, Agence France-Presse
    Battle to Death, Aleppo, Syria, October/December
  3. Javier Manzano, USA, Agence France-Presse / Getty Images for The New York Times
    Siege of Aleppo, Syria

GENERAL NEWS SINGLES

  1. 1st Prize General News Single<br />
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foto: © Rodrigo Abd, Argentina, The Associated Press<br />
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10 March 2012, Idib, Syria<br />
Aida cries as she recovers from severe injuries after the Syrian Army shelled her house in Idlib north Syria. Aida's husband and and two children were killed after their home was shelled.Rodrigo Abd, Argentina, The Associated Press
    Aida, Idlib, Syria, 10 March
  2. Sebastiano Tomada, USA, Sipa Press USA
    Wounded Baby in Hospital, Aleppo, Syria, 3 October
  3. Dominic Nahr, Switzerland, Magnum Photos for Time magazine
    Dead Soldier in Oil Pool, Heglig, South Sudan/Sudan border, 17 April

Honorable mention

Ammar Awad, Jordan, Reuters
Israeli Border Police Pepper spray Palestinian Protester, Jerusalem, 30 March

GENERAL NEWS STORIES

  1. 3rd Prize General News Stories<br />
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foto: © Daniel Berehulak, Australia, Getty Images<br />
Japan After the Wave<br />
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07 March 2012, Rikuzentakata, Japan<br />
Pine trees uprooted during the tsunami lay strewn over the beach.<br />
One year later, areas of Japan most impacted by the earthquake and subsequent tsunami that left 15,848 dead and 3,305 missing, continue to struggle. Thousands of people remain living in temporary dwellings. The government faces an uphill battle with the need to dispose of rubble as it works to rebuild economies and livelihoods.Alessio Romenzi, Italy, for Time magazine
    Syria Under Siege
  2. Paolo Pellegrin, Italy, Magnum Photos for Zeit Magazin
    Postcards from America: The Crescent, Rochester, NY, USA
  3. Daniel Berehulak, Australia, Getty Images
    Japan After the Wave

SPORTS ACTION SINGLES

  1. Wei Seng Chen, Malaysia
    Pacu Jawi Bull Race, Indonesia
  2. 2nd Prize Sports – Sports Action Stories<br />
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foto: © Sergei Ilnitsky, Russia, European Pressphoto Agency<br />
The Golden Touch - Fencing at the Olympics<br />
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31 July 2012, London, UK<br />
Alaaeldin Abouelkassem of Egypt (top) in action against Peter Joppich of Germany during their Men's Foil Individual Round 16 match.<br />
Years of training, thousands of battles, and hundreds of victories prepared fencing competitors for the opportunity to stand on the piste at the 2012 London Olympic Games to fight for gold.Yongzhi Chu, China,
    Warm Up at Sports School, China
  3. Wei Zheng, China
    Synchronized Swimmer at 2012 Olympic Games, London, UK

SPORTS ACTION STORIES

  1. Roman Vondrous, Czech Republic, Czech Press Agency
    Cross Country Steeplechase, Czech Republic
  2. Sergei Ilnitsky, Russia, European Pressphoto Agency
    The Golden Touch - Fencing at the Olympics
  3. Chris McGrath, Australia, Getty Images
    London 2012 – An Overview

SPORTS FEATURE STORIES

  1. 1st Prize Sports – Sports Features Stories<br />
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foto: © Jan Grarup, Denmark, Laif<br />
Women’s Basketball, Mogadishu, Somalia<br />
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21 February 2012, Mogadishu, Somalia  <br />
The Somali basketball association pays armed guards to watch over and protect Suweys and her team when they play.<br />
In Mogadishu, the war-torn capital of Somalia, young women risk their lives to play basketball. Suweys, the 19-year-old captain of a women's basketball team, and her friends defy radical Islamist views on women’s rights. They have received many death threats from not only al-Shabaab militias and radical Islamists, but some male members of their own families. "I just want to dunk," said Suweys. It is on the basketball court she feels happiest. "Basketball makes me forget all my problems.”Jan Grarup, Denmark, Laif
    Women’s Basketball, Mogadishu, Somalia
  2. Denis Rouvre, France
    Sumo Wwrestlers, Japan
  3. Vittore Buzzi, Italy
    Lone Chaw Lethwei Gym, Myanmar

CONTEMPORARY ISSUES SINGLES

  1. 1st Prize Contemporary Issues Single<br />
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foto: © Micah Albert, USA, Redux Images<br />
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03 April 2012, Nairobi, Kenya<br />
Pausing in the rain, a woman working as a trash picker at the 30-acre dump, which literally spills into households of one million people living in nearby slums, wishes she had more time to look at the books she comes across. She even likes the industrial parts catalogs. “It gives me something else to do in the day besides picking [trash],” she said.Micah Albert, USA, Redux Images
    Woman Reading at Dandora Municipal Dump, Nairobi, Kenya
  2. Esteban Felix, Peru, The Associated Press
    Pool Hall Attack, San Pedro Sula, Honduras
  3. Emilio Morenatti, Spain, The Associated Press
    Shop Stormed by Demonstrators, Barcelona, Spain, 29 March

Honorable mention

Felipe Dana, Brazil, The Associated Press
Natalia, 15-year-old Crack User, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

 

CONTEMPORARY ISSUES STORIES

  1. 1st Prize Contemporary Issues Stories<br />
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foto: © Maika Elan, Vietnam, Most<br />
The Pink Choice, Vietnam <br />
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22 June 2012, Da Nang, Vietnam<br />
Phan Thi Thuy Vy and Dang Thi Bich Bay, who have been together for one year, watch television to relax after studying at school.<br />
Vietnam has historically been unwelcoming to same-sex relationships. But its Communist government is considering recognizing same-sex marriage, a move that would make it the first Asian country to do so, despite past human rights issues and a long-standing stigma.<br />
In August 2012, the country’s first public gay pride parade took place in Hanoi.Maika Elan, Vietnam, Most
    The Pink Choice, Vietnam
  2. Majid Saeedi, Iran, Getty Images
    Life in War, Afghanistan
  3. Aaron Huey, USA, for National Geographic magazine
    In the Shadow of Wounded Knee, USA

Honorable mention

Altaf Qadri, India, The Associated Press
School for Less Fortunate, New Delhi, India

DAILY LIFE SINGLES

  1. 2nd Prize Daily Life Single<br />
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foto: © Søren Bidstrup, Denmark, Berlingske<br />
Early Morning on Summer Holiday, Italy<br />
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08 July 2012, Jeselo, Italy<br />
Summer holiday camping. Someone is up a little too early.Daniel Rodrigues, Portugal
    Youth Playing Football, Dulombi, Guinea-Bissau
  2. Søren Bidstrup, Denmark, Berlingske
    Early Morning on Summer Holiday, Italy
  3. Jacob Ehrbahn, Denmark, for Politiken
    John McLean at Dining Hall,Youngstown, Ohio, USA

DAILY LIFE STORIES

  1. 1st Prize Daily Life Stories<br />
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foto: © Fausto Podavini, Italy<br />
Mirella<br />
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01 June 2010, Rome, Italy<br />
Despite her husband's life-threatening disease, Mirella devoted her life to assisting Luigi, trying to be positive and reassuring, looking after him with intense love and respect. Everyday care, usually done in a few minutes, takes hours when it concerns someone with dementia.<br />
Mirella, 71, spent 43 years of her life with the only person she loved, with all of life's difficulties, laughter, and beautiful moments. But over the last six years things changed: Mirella lived with her husband Luigi’s illness, Alzheimer’s, and devoted her life to him as his caregiver.Fausto Podavini, Italy
    Mirella
  2. Paolo Patrizi, Italy
    Migrant Sex Workers, Italy
  3. Tomás Munita, Chile, for The New York Times
    El Salvador Gangs

Honorable mention

Frederik Buyckx, Belgium, for De Standaard
Pacified Favela

PEOPLE – OBSERVED PORTRAITS SINGLES

  1. Nemanja Pancic, Serbia, Kurir
    Milan, Belgrade, Serbia
  2. 3rd Prize People – Observed Portraits Stories <br />
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foto: © Ananda van der Pluijm, The Netherlands<br />
Martin<br />
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15 February 2011, Tilburg, the Netherlands<br />
After living with his dad for 10 years and staying in a youth shelter, my half-brother Martin (18) returned home 2 years ago, to live with his mother again. He arrived with some clothes in a bag, no work or graduation. I'm following him during this period to get to know him again and record his developments.Marie Hald, Denmark
    Bonnie, Soroe, Denmark
  3. Ilona Szwarc, Poland, Redux Pictures
    Kayla, Boston, USA

PEOPLE – OBSERVED PORTRAITS STORIES

  1. Ebrahim Noroozi, Iran
    Victims of Forced Love
  2. Daniel Ochoa de Olza, Spain, The Associated Press
    Bullfighter’s Comeback
  3. Ananda van der Pluijm, The Netherlands
    Martin

PEOPLE – STAGED PORTRAITS SINGLES

  1. 1st Prize People – Staged Portraits Stories<br />
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foto: © Stephan Vanfleteren, Belgium, Panos for Mercy Ships/De Standaard<br />
People of Mercy, Guinea<br />
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17 October 2012, Conakry, Guinea<br />
Makone Soumaoro, 30, goiter. “I don't have pain, but I am worried that my neck swells that much. I hope it it is not a tumor because I am a housewife and my man and three children need me.”<br />
Guinea is one of the least developed countries in the world. More than 60 percent of the population lives on less than one dollar per day. Three quarters of the population is illiterate. Health care is substandard and unaffordable for most people. Some get help with their health problems from NGO Mercy Ships aboard the hospital ship 'African Mercy' docked in the capital Conakry. They are treated by volunteer surgeons, doctors and nurses with such health issues as cataracts, teeth problems, and skin diseases to more complex orthopedic or tumor surgeries.Nadav Kander, Israel, for The New York Times / Time magazine
    Daniel Kaluuya
  2. Stefen Chow, Malaysia, for Smithsonian magazine
    Ai Weiwei
  3. Anna Bedyńska, Poland, Agora
    Zuzia

PEOPLE – STAGED PORTRAITS STORIES

  1. Stephan Vanfleteren, Belgium, Panos for Mercy Ships / De Standaard
    People of Mercy, Guinea
  2. Ebrahim Noroozi, Iran
    Mournful, Iran
  3. Fu Yongjun, China, City Express
    Miss My Parents So Much, China

NATURE SINGLES

  1. 1st Prize Nature Single<br />
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foto: © Christian Ziegler, Germany<br />
Southern Cassowary, Australia<br />
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16 November 2012, Black Mountain Road, Australia<br />
The endangered Southern Cassowary feeds on the fruit of the Blue Quandang tree. Cassowaries are a keystone species in northern Australian rainforests because of their ability to carry so many big seeds such long distances.Christian Ziegler, Germany
    Southern Cassowary, Australia
  2. Ali Lutfi, Indonesia, for The Jakarta Globe
    Circus at the Crossroads, Indonesia
  3. Randall Benton, USA, The Sacramento Bee
    Caribbean Trumpet Fish, Bonaire

NATURE STORIES

  1. 1st Prize Nature Stories<br />
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foto: © Paul Nicklen, Canada, National Geographic magazine<br />
Emperor Penguins, Ross Sea<br />
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18 November 2011, Ross Sea, Antarctica<br />
Even though they have evolved an incredibly advanced bubble physiology the greatest challenge they face is the loss of sea ice that supports their colonies and ecosystem.<br />
New science shows that Emperor Penguins are capable of tripling their swimming speed by releasing millions of bubbles from their feathers. These bubbles reduce the friction between their feathers and the icy seawater, allowing them to accelerate in the water. They use speeds of up to 30 kilometers per hour to avoid leopard seals and to launch themselves up onto the ice.Paul Nicklen, Canada, National Geographic magazine
    Emperor Penguins, Ross Sea
  2. Xiaoqun Zheng, China, Wenzhou Daily
    The Cage, China
  3. Thomas P. Peschak, Germany/South Africa
    Whale Sharks, Indian Ocean
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