World Press photo, 2015, Sports	, 1st prize	stories	, Kieran Doherty GROUND PASS HOLDERS Spectators watch play on court 4. Those spectators not lucky enough to secure a ticket to any of the major show courts at the Wimbledon Championships must make do with a ground pass. It entitles them to wander around the outside courts, where at some point practically every player, bar the possible exception of the top five seeds, will play during the course of the two weeks.

From <i>Ground Pass Holders</i>

World Press 2015, Daily Life, 3rd prize	singles	, Malin Fezehai ERITREAN WEDDING 12 April 2014 Haifa, Israel The wedding of two Eritreans who came to Israel as refugees. They are among about 50,000 African asylum seekers living in Israel, mostly from Eritrea and Sudan. In December 2013, the Israeli Knesset added an amendment to the “Anti-Infiltration” law requiring asylum seekers from Eritrea and Sudan to be detained for at least a year and then placed indefinitely in an open detention…

Wedding of two Eritreans in Haifa, who came to Israel as refugees. There are about African asylum seekers in Israel, mostly from Eritrean and Sudan. In December the Israeli Knesset added.

World Press photo 2015, Daily Life, 2nd prize	singles	, Åsa Sjöström BIRTHDAY CHOCOLATE Igor hands out chocolate to a friend on his ninth birthday. When he and his twin brother Arthur were two years old, their mother traveled to Moscow to work in the construction field and later died. They have no father. They are among thousands of children growing up without their parents in the Moldovan countryside. Young people have fled the country, leaving a dwindling elderly population and young…

Orphan Brothers by Asa Sjostrom won second prize in the daily life singles category. Twin brothers Igor and Arthur hand out chocolates to their classmates to celebrate their ninth birthday in an orphanage in Moldova.

2015, Portraits	, 3rd prize	singles	, Lisa Krantz Disco girl San Antonio, Texas, USA Amorie West, 8, adjusts her gloves for a Halloween party at her housing complex.

Young girl adjusting her costume for Halloween party by Lisa Krantz —Worldpress photo award

World Press photo, 2015, Daily Life	, 2nd prize	stories	, Sarker Protick WHAT REMAINS The last photograph of John and Prova together

World Press photo, Daily Life , prize stories , Sarker Protick WHAT REMAINS The last photograph of John and Prova together

2015, World Press Photo of the Year,	Contemporary Issues	, 1st prize	singles	, Mads Nissen Jon, 21, and Alex, 25, a gay couple, during an intimate moment. Life for lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) people is becoming increasingly difficult in Russia. Sexual minorities face legal and social discrimination, harassment, and even violent hate-crime attacks from conservative religious and nationalistic groups.

2015, World Press Photo of the Year, Contemporary Issues , 1st prize singles , Mads Nissen Jon, 21, and Alex, 25, a gay couple, during an intimate moment. Life for lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) people is becoming increasingly difficult in Russia. Sexual minorities face legal and social discrimination, harassment, and even violent hate-crime attacks from conservative religious and nationalistic groups.

World Press photo 2015, Portraits	, 1st prize	stories	, Sofia Valiente MIRACLE VILLAGE 21 December 2013 Pahokee, Florida, USA Pahokee, Florida, USA Gene laying down for a nap with his dog Killer. "Only a fool would truly trust anyone if you are a sex offender," he says.

Sean O’Hagan: Sofia Valiente’s photobook tells the story of a community of over 100 ‘modern-day lepers’ and explores the question, is it ever possible to forgive?

World Press photo 2015, Portraits	, 1st prize	stories	, Sofia Valiente MIRACLE VILLAGE 21 December 2013 Pahokee, Florida, USA Rose, sitting outside of the church. "People judge you, you're a monster," says Rose. "I am the only female here who is a registered sex offender. I can go to court and pay hundreds of dollars to get it taken away, but it doesn't bother me now. All these guys look to me as a sister."

Inside Miracle Village, Florida's Isolated Community of Sex Offenders

World Press photo 2015, Portraits	, 1st prize	singles	, Raphaela Rosella

Laurinda is among many socially isolated young women in disadvantaged communities in Australia. Laurinda by Raphaela Rosella won first prize in the portraits singles category.

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