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World Press Photo arrives in Dhaka

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. World Press Photo of the Year and People in the News, 1st prize singles, Samuel Aranda/NOOR for The New York Times

Drik in cooperation with the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Dhaka, have pleasure in inviting you to the opening of the World Press Photo 12 exhibition at Drik Gallery, on Thursday, 26 April 2012, 5.30 pm. After the launch in Amsterdam on the 20th April 2012, this is the first public viewing of the exhibition, which will also be launched in Poland, Spain, Portugal and Italy in April 2012.
A leopard attacks a forest warden after escaping from the Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary, in West Bengal, India.. 2012, Spot News, Honorable Mention singles. Salil Bera. The Week/Majority World

The exhibition honours the prizewinners of World Press Photo?s 55th Photo Contest.