World Press Photo: the Shocking Images of 2020

The results of the 64th edition of World Press Photo were announced on April 15. Six nominees were in the running for the prestigious and coveted world photo of the year. The World Press Photo of the Year was awarded to Mads Nissen for his photograph of a hug between a nurse and an old lady during the covid pandemic, in São Paulo, Brazil. Blind looks back at the year 2020 marked by Covid, the Black Lives Matter movement, and the war in Nagorno-Karabakh, among others.