World Press Photo

30 April-23 May. Each year an independent jury at the World Press Photo Foundation in Amsterdam selects images for this prestigious recognition of international photojournalism.

Operation Mare Nostrum. Shipwrecked aboard a boat are rescued 20 miles north from Libya by the frigate FREMM Bergamini of the Italian Navy
Mario Sestini (Italy)

This year's 41 award-winning photographers come from 17 different countries: Australia, Bangladesh, Belgium, China, Denmark, Eritrea, Francia, Germany, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Polond, Russia, Sweden, Turkey, the UK and the US.

The 2014 winner is Mads Nissen whose intimate image of gay couple Jon and Alex was taken in St Petersburg, Russia, where life is becoming increasingly difficult for the LGBT community.

11_Ami Vitale
Ami Vitale (US)

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