The 2013 Pulitzer Prize WinnersColumbia University has announced the 2013 Pulitzer Prize winners for breakingnews and feature photography.A five-photographer team from the Associated Press was recognized in theBreaking News photography category for their photographic coverage of theongoing Syrian civil war. Rodrigo Abd, Manu Brabo, Khalil Hamra, MuhammedMuheisen and Narciso Contreras were members of the team that contributed to theagency’s coverage of the two-year-old conflict.Javier Manzano, freelance for Agence France-Presse, was recognized with thePulitzer Prize for Feature Photography from his work in Syria.
Feature Photography.Javier Manzano, freelance for Agence France-Presse, was recognized with thePulitzer Prize for Feature Photography from his work in Syria.
Two rebel soldiers in Syria guard their snipers nest in the Karmel Jabl neighborhood of Aleppo as light streams through more than a dozen holesmade by bullets and shrapnel in the tin wall behind them. The dust from more than one hundred days of shelling, bombing and firefights hung in theair. Karmel Jabl is strategically important because of its proximity to the main road that separates several of the main battlegrounds in the city. Bothsides (the Free Syria Army and the regime) rely heavily on snipers in a cat and mouse game along Aleppos frontlines. (Photo taken October 12,
Breaking News Photography.Five photojournalists from the Associated Press have won the 2013 Pulitzerprize in breaking news photography for their coverage of the civil war in Syria
A Syrian man cries while holding the body of his son near Dar El Shifa hospital in Aleppo, Syria, Oct. 3, 2012. The boy was killed by the Syrian army.(Manu Brabo, Associated Press - October 3, 2012)
A wounded woman still in shock leaves Dar El Shifa hospital in Aleppo, Syria, Sept. 20, 2012. Dozens of Syrian civilians were killed, four childrenamong them, in artillery shelling by Syrian government forces in the northern Syrian town. (Manu Brabo, Associated Press - September 20, 2012)
A boy named Ahmed mourns his father, Abdulaziz Abu Ahmed Khrer, who was killed by a Syrian army sniper, during his funeral in Idlib, northernSyria, March 8, 2012. (Rodrigo Abd, Associated Press - March 8, 2012)
People burn portraits of Syrian President Bashar Assad during a demonstration against his regime in the outskirts of Idlib, northern Syria, Feb. 26,2012. (Rodrigo Abd, Associated Press - February 26, 2012)
A man teaches Bilal, 11, how to use a toy rocket propelled grenade in Idlib, northern Syria, March 4, 2012. (Rodrigo Abd, Associated Press - March 4,2012)
Free Syrian Army fighters sit in a house on the outskirts of Aleppo, Syria, June 12, 2012. (Khalil Hamra, Associated Press - June 12, 2012)
A rebel sniper aims at a Syrian army position, as he and another rebel fighter are reflected in a mirror inside a residential building in the Jedidadistrict of Aleppo, Syria, Oct. 29, 2012. (Narciso Contreras, Associated Press - October 29, 2012)
A rebel fighter gestures for victory after firing a shoulder-fired missile toward a building where Syrian troops loyal to President Bashar Assad werehiding as they attempted to gain terrain against the rebels during heavy clashes in the Jedida district of Aleppo, Syria, Nov. 4, 2012. (NarcisoContreras, Associated Press- November 4, 2012)
A wounded Syrian civilian lies in the street with a shot to his stomach as he tries to escape the line of fire after he was targeted by a Syrian armysniper while walking near the frontline in the Bustan al-Qasr neighborhood of Aleppo, Syria, Oct. 20, 2012. (Narciso Contreras, Associated Press -
A Syrian man wheels a severely injured woman to a hospital for treatment after an artillery shell landed near a bakery in Aleppo, Syria, Oct. 23, 2012.(Narciso Contreras, Associated Press - October 23, 2012)
Mahmoud, a 21-year-old Palestinian resident of Syria who would only give his first name, rests in a field hospital after he was found Aug. 6, 2012,with three gunshot wounds in the town of Anadan on the outskirts of Aleppo, Syria. Mahmoud described being the only survivor of a massacre inwhich he and 10 other men were blindfolded, beaten and sprayed with bullets. (Khalil Hamra, Associated Press - August 6, 2012)
Blood and used medical supplies spill out of the back door of Dar al-Shifa hospital in Aleppo, Syria, Oct. 11, 2012. (Manu Brabo, Associated Press-October 11, 2012)
A woman named Aida cries as she recovers from severe injuries after the Syrian army shelled her house in Idlib, northern Syria, March 10, 2012.Aidas husband and two children were killed in the attack. (Rodrigo Abd, Associated Press - March 10, 2012)
A man points a flashlight towards the body of a Syrian man killed by Syrian army shelling at a graveyard, in Aleppo, Syria, Oct. 13, 2012. (ManuBrabo, Associated Press - October 13, 2012)
Night falls on a Syrian rebel-controlled area of Aleppo, Nov. 29, 2012, as destroyed buildings, including Dar Al-Shifa hospital, are seen on Saar streetafter airstrikes targeted the area a week before. (Narciso Contreras, Associated Press- November 29, 2012)
An apartment destroyed by tank shelling is seen in a building in the Karm al-Jabel neighborhood after several days of intense clashes between rebelfighters and the Syrian army in Aleppo, Syria, Oct. 28, 2012. (Narciso Contreras, Associated Press - October 28, 2012)
A family escapes from fierce fighting between Free Syrian Army fighters and government troops in Idlib, northern Syria, March 10, 2012. (RodrigoAbd, Associated Press - March 10, 2012)
Syrian refugees cross from Syria to Turkey via the Orontes River, near the village of Hacipasa, Turkey, Dec. 8, 2012. (Manu Brabo, Associated Press -December 8, 2012)
Displaced Syrian men wait for food near an NGO charitable kitchen in a refugee camp near Azaz, Syria, Oct. 23, 2012. Photo by Manu Brabo (ManuBrabo, Associated Press - October 23, 2012)
Abdullah Ahmed, 10, who suffered burns in a Syrian government airstrike and fled his home with his family, stands outside their tent at a camp fordisplaced Syrians in the village of Atmeh, Syria, Dec. 11, 2012. (Muhammed Muheisen, Associated Press - December 11, 2012)
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