World Press Photo of the Year 2012

World Press Photo of the Year 2012 and 1st Prize Spot News Singles, 20 November 2012, Gaza City, Palestinian Territories
Paul Hansen, Sweden, Dagens Nyheter

Two-year-old Suhaib Hijazi and his older 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.