World press photo of the year 2016: Warren Richardson


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Hope for a New Life
photo by Warren Richardson

The winning entries of the 59th annual World Press Photo Contest ​have just been announced. The 2016 Photo of the Year is a haunting nighttime image by Warren Richardson of refugees climbing through razor wire over the the Hungarian-Serbian border. This year 82,951 photos were submitted for judging, made by 5,775 photographers from 128 different countries.

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