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The winner of World Press Photo of the Year 2008 is Anthony Suau

© Anthony Suau for Time / via World Press Photo  The World Press Photo of the Year for 2008: Detective Robert Kole must ensure residents have moved out of their home, Cleveland, Ohio, March 26,2008.

© Anthony Suau for Time / via World Press Photo The World Press Photo of the Year for 2008: Detective Robert Kole must ensure residents have moved out of their home, Cleveland, Ohio, March 26,2008.

The PDN reported that The 52nd Annual World Press Photo of the Year has been awarded to Anthony Suau for a photograph shot for Time magazine related to the economic crisis in the U.S. taken in Cleveland, Ohio.

The black-and-white image was chosen as World Press Photo of the Year 2008 because of its strength in showing the opposites. It looks like a classic conflict photograph, but it is simply the eviction of people from a house following foreclosure. Now war in its classic sense is coming into people’s houses because they can’t pay their mortgages, Jury chair MaryAnne Golon said. Read more

There are 16 winning World Press Photo images and it’s worth to click on the Photo Gallery here to have a look.

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