View Samuel Aranda’s 2012 World Press Photo of the Year winning photograph, selected from over 100,000 images.

World Press Photo have announced the winners of the 2012 contest. The winning images were selected from 101,254 photographs submitted by 5,247 photographers from 124 countries. The New York TimesSamuel Aranda received the top honours when his photograph of a woman holding a wounded relative was selected as the Photo of the Year.

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2012 World Press Photo of the Year: A woman holds a wounded relative during protests against President Saleh in Sanaa, Yemen, Oct. 15, 2011. (Samuel Aranda/The New York Times)

The Big Picture has a great gallery featuring more winning images.

Via PetaPixel.