Ghosts of the Sahara Apr 2011 PM EDT Andrew McConnell memorably captures the desert-dwelling Sahrawi Bedouins exiled for over 35 years. View the images that earned first prize in the 2011 World Press Photo Awards.
The Fight for Tahrir Square 04 February 2011 by Jan Dago A boy is dressed in a military uniform at a demonstration in Tahrir Square in Cairo as a symbol of the opposition’s trust in the Egyptian military.
Tomasz Lazar of Poland has won the second prize People in the News Singles with this picture of an arrest of protesters during a demonstration against police tactics and income inequality in Harlem, New York City, October
A Free Syrian Army fighter takes up a position during clashes against government forces in the Sulemain Halabi district. (Fabio Bucciarelli/Italy/Agence France-Presse, World Press Photo, Prize Spot News Stories)