World Press Photo Exhibition 2012

5 - 28 July 2012: The Scottish Parliament Main Hall, Free Entry

Photographer Samuel Aranda of Spain won this year’s prestigious World Press Photo Award for his moving image of a woman holding her wounded son in her arms, following clashes in Yemen by demonstrators protesting against the rule of President Ali Abdullah Saleh. His photograph and other award-winning images of world events were on display for the first time in the UK.

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  • Watch a video explaining some of the themes behind this year's World Press Photo exhibition