Second PlaceAlex Masi
"Bhopal: 30 Years of Tragedy"
Third PlaceDaniel Berehulak
Getty Images Reportage for The New York Times
"The Ebola Outbreak in West Africa"
Award of ExcellenceFabio Bucciarelli
"On the Brink of an Abyss"
Award of ExcellenceTomas van Houtryve
"Blue Sky Days - Surveillance and Targeting in the Drone Age"
Award of ExcellenceChristian Werner
Iraq, Sherfedin: Sheikh Ismail leads a fire ritual in the sanctuary, every Wednesday evening. The Yazidis can make a wish and need to tie a knot in a handkerchief and kiss the altar. Religion is in these times the only thing that keeps people alive.