One Of Our Favourite Free Exhibitions Is Back

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One Of Our Favourite Free Exhibitions Is Back

Warning: This article contains images some readers may find distressing.

Iesha Evans stands her ground in a protest against police violence on black men.

The ongoing refugee crisis, the shootings of black men by police officers in the US and the death of Fidel Castro. These are just three of the major news stories to have capture headlines over the past year.

Members of the Revolutionary Armed Forces line the road for Fidel Castro's funeral procession.

There is always a major news story breaking in some part of the world and it takes real talent to capture a story in a single image.

A Gael Monfils superman dive at the Australian open.

This exhibition celebrates some of the finest in press photography from across the world.

A family flees Mosul as an oil field burns in the background.

It's always a spectacular collection of images and this year they will be returning to their usual home of Royal Festival Hall.

A black rhino found dead with its horn savagely hacked off.

Here are some of the photographs that will be on display, and there will be over 150 images in total for us to view and recall the major news stories of the previous year.

The overall prize winner is this one of a Turkish off duty police officer, after having shot the Russian ambassador.
The American and Mohawk Warrior Society flags carried in protest of the Dakota access oil pipeline.
Refugees attempt to cross a river near a Greek border town.
Harvesting potatoes at the Isle of Salvation, a reclusive spiritual community in Russia.
A protester is treated after being pepper sprayed by police.

The 2017 World Press Photo exhibition will be on at Royal Festival Hall from 3-20 November. It's free to visit and open every day, 10am-11pm.

Last Updated 05 September 2017