Samuel Aranda, photographe WorldpressPhoto of the Year 2011
Le photographe espagnol, Samuel Aranda (1979), photojournalist, a remporté le prix de
du 55ième World Press Photo
of the Year (2011-2012).
Fatima al-Qaws cradles her son Zayed (18), who is suffering from the effects of tear gas after participating in a street demonstration, in Sanaa, Yemen, on 15 October. Ongoing protests against the 33-year-long regime of authoritarian President Ali Abdullah Saleh escalated that day. Witnesses said that thousands marched down Zubairy Street, a main city thoroughfare, and were fired on when they reached a government checkpoint near the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Some demonstrators retreated, others carried on and were shot at again. At least 12 people were killed and some 30 injured.
En 2004, il a rejoint l' Agence France-Presse, s'intéressant à de multiples conflits et tensions sociales en Espagne, Pakistan, Gaza, Liban, Iraq, Palestine, Marroc et au Sahara.
Les autres participants...
Dennis Rouvre - Japan Tsunami survivor - world press photo lauréat 2011
Emiliano Larizza - woman praying at waterfall saut d'eau - Haiti