The World Press Photo Contest 2019 – the Winners Announced

Friday, April 12, 2019
The World Press Photo Contest 2019 – the Winners Announced

Since 1955 the World Press Photo Contest has recognized professional photographers for the best pictures contributing to the past year of visual journalism. Discover the stories that matter, chosen by an independent jury of photography and digital storytelling professionals.

Image: World Press Photo Winner, 2019. A two-year-old Honduran asylum seeker cries as her mother is searched and detained near the US-Mexico border on 12 June 2018 in McAllen, Texas. They had rafted across the Rio Grande from Mexico and were detained by US Border Patrol agents before being sent to a processing centre. The following week the Trump administration, under pressure from the public and lawmakers, ended its controversial policy of separating immigrant children from their parents at the US-Mexico border. Photograph: John Moore/Getty Images

 

Since 1955 the World Press Photo Contest has recognized professional photographers for the best pictures contributing to the past year of visual journalism.

Discover the stories that matter, chosen by an independent jury of photography and digital storytelling professionals. 

 

World press photo of the year

 

A two-year-old Honduran asylum seeker cries as her mother is searched and detained near the US-Mexico border on 12 June 2018 in McAllen, Texas. They had rafted across the Rio Grande from Mexico and were detained by US Border Patrol agents before being sent to a processing centre. The following week the Trump administration, under pressure from the public and lawmakers, ended its controversial policy of separating immigrant children from their parents at the US-Mexico border.

Photograph: John Moore/Getty Images

 

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