Edition:
International
Pictures | Sat May 9, 2020 | 1:03am EDT

Reuters wins Pulitzer Prize for breaking news photography of Hong Kong protests

Police fire tear gas and rubber bullets at anti-extradition bill protesters during clashes in the Sham Shui Po district of  Hong Kong, China, August 14, 2019. Reuters has been awarded the 2020 Pulitzer Prize in Breaking News Photography for its coverage of the Hong Kong protests. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Police fire tear gas and rubber bullets at anti-extradition bill protesters during clashes in the Sham Shui Po district of  Hong Kong, China, August 14, 2019. Reuters has been awarded the 2020 Pulitzer Prize in Breaking News Photography for its...more

Police fire tear gas and rubber bullets at anti-extradition bill protesters during clashes in the Sham Shui Po district of  Hong Kong, China, August 14, 2019. Reuters has been awarded the 2020 Pulitzer Prize in Breaking News Photography for its coverage of the Hong Kong protests. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
Close
1 / 20
A woman looks out from the window of a residence as tens of thousands of demonstrators march through Hong Kong, China on October 20, 2019, demanding autonomy and for its leaders to step down weeks after the formal withdrawal of an extradition bill. The protests were triggered in February 2019 after Hong Kong’s Security Bureau proposed amendments to extradition laws that would allow extraditions to countries, including mainland China, beyond the 20 states with which Hong Kong already has treaties. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

A woman looks out from the window of a residence as tens of thousands of demonstrators march through Hong Kong, China on October 20, 2019, demanding autonomy and for its leaders to step down weeks after the formal withdrawal of an extradition bill....more

A woman looks out from the window of a residence as tens of thousands of demonstrators march through Hong Kong, China on October 20, 2019, demanding autonomy and for its leaders to step down weeks after the formal withdrawal of an extradition bill. The protests were triggered in February 2019 after Hong Kong’s Security Bureau proposed amendments to extradition laws that would allow extraditions to countries, including mainland China, beyond the 20 states with which Hong Kong already has treaties. REUTERS/Ammar Awad
Close
2 / 20
Hundreds of thousands protesters march through the streets of Hong Kong, China, demanding its leaders to step down and withdraw the proposed extradition bill on June 16, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Hundreds of thousands protesters march through the streets of Hong Kong, China, demanding its leaders to step down and withdraw the proposed extradition bill on June 16, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Hundreds of thousands protesters march through the streets of Hong Kong, China, demanding its leaders to step down and withdraw the proposed extradition bill on June 16, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
Close
3 / 20
Customers cautiously exit an eyeglass store past a burning molotov cocktail as demonstrators clash with riot policemen during a march billed as a global "emergency call" for autonomy, in Hong Kong, China November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Customers cautiously exit an eyeglass store past a burning molotov cocktail as demonstrators clash with riot policemen during a march billed as a global "emergency call" for autonomy, in Hong Kong, China November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Customers cautiously exit an eyeglass store past a burning molotov cocktail as demonstrators clash with riot policemen during a march billed as a global "emergency call" for autonomy, in Hong Kong, China November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
Close
4 / 20
Anti-extradition bill protesters use  slingshots to hurl bricks as they clash with riot police during a demonstration to demand democracy and political reforms, in the market town of Tsuen Wan, located in Hong Kong, China on August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Anti-extradition bill protesters use  slingshots to hurl bricks as they clash with riot police during a demonstration to demand democracy and political reforms, in the market town of Tsuen Wan, located in Hong Kong, China on August 25, 2019....more

Anti-extradition bill protesters use  slingshots to hurl bricks as they clash with riot police during a demonstration to demand democracy and political reforms, in the market town of Tsuen Wan, located in Hong Kong, China on August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
Close
5 / 20
Demonstrators protesting the proposed extradition bill aim their flashlights towards riot police as they are chased through the streets of Hong Kong, China, August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

Demonstrators protesting the proposed extradition bill aim their flashlights towards riot police as they are chased through the streets of Hong Kong, China, August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

Demonstrators protesting the proposed extradition bill aim their flashlights towards riot police as they are chased through the streets of Hong Kong, China, August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan
Close
6 / 20
Anti-government protesters stand in a cloud of tear gas unleashed during a standoff with riot police at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, in Hong Kong, China November 12, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Anti-government protesters stand in a cloud of tear gas unleashed during a standoff with riot police at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, in Hong Kong, China November 12, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Anti-government protesters stand in a cloud of tear gas unleashed during a standoff with riot police at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, in Hong Kong, China November 12, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
Close
7 / 20
A restaurant worker receives help from volunteers as patrons cover their faces after riot police fired tear gas nearby to disperse anti-government protesters taking part in a march billed as a global "emergency call" for autonomy, in Hong Kong, China November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A restaurant worker receives help from volunteers as patrons cover their faces after riot police fired tear gas nearby to disperse anti-government protesters taking part in a march billed as a global "emergency call" for autonomy, in Hong Kong, China...more

A restaurant worker receives help from volunteers as patrons cover their faces after riot police fired tear gas nearby to disperse anti-government protesters taking part in a march billed as a global "emergency call" for autonomy, in Hong Kong, China November 2, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
Close
8 / 20
An anti-government protester, who later identified himself as a university student, is chased by riot policemen after skirmishes at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, in Hong Kong, China November 12, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

An anti-government protester, who later identified himself as a university student, is chased by riot policemen after skirmishes at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, in Hong Kong, China November 12, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

An anti-government protester, who later identified himself as a university student, is chased by riot policemen after skirmishes at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, in Hong Kong, China November 12, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
Close
9 / 20
Anti-government protesters are detained during skirmishes between the police and protesters in Admiralty district, Hong Kong, China, September 29, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Anti-government protesters are detained during skirmishes between the police and protesters in Admiralty district, Hong Kong, China, September 29, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Anti-government protesters are detained during skirmishes between the police and protesters in Admiralty district, Hong Kong, China, September 29, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera
Close
10 / 20
A man sprays paint over the Regional Emblem of Hong Kong after anti-extradition bill protesters stormed the Legislative Council Complex on the 22nd anniversary of the handover from British to Chinese rule, destroying pictures and daubing walls with graffiti in Hong Kong, China July 1, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A man sprays paint over the Regional Emblem of Hong Kong after anti-extradition bill protesters stormed the Legislative Council Complex on the 22nd anniversary of the handover from British to Chinese rule, destroying pictures and daubing walls with...more

A man sprays paint over the Regional Emblem of Hong Kong after anti-extradition bill protesters stormed the Legislative Council Complex on the 22nd anniversary of the handover from British to Chinese rule, destroying pictures and daubing walls with graffiti in Hong Kong, China July 1, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
Close
11 / 20
Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam pauses while holding a news conference in Hong Kong, China, August 27, 2019. On September 4, Lam announced the formal withdrawal of the extradition bill. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam pauses while holding a news conference in Hong Kong, China, August 27, 2019. On September 4, Lam announced the formal withdrawal of the extradition bill. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam pauses while holding a news conference in Hong Kong, China, August 27, 2019. On September 4, Lam announced the formal withdrawal of the extradition bill. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
Close
12 / 20
An anti-extradition bill protester is detained by riot police during skirmishes between the police and protesters outside Mong Kok police station, in Hong Kong, China September 2, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

An anti-extradition bill protester is detained by riot police during skirmishes between the police and protesters outside Mong Kok police station, in Hong Kong, China September 2, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

An anti-extradition bill protester is detained by riot police during skirmishes between the police and protesters outside Mong Kok police station, in Hong Kong, China September 2, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
Close
13 / 20
Mall security personnel urges caution as he tries to extinguish a burning Christmas tree at the Festival Walk mall in Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong, China November 12, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Mall security personnel urges caution as he tries to extinguish a burning Christmas tree at the Festival Walk mall in Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong, China November 12, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Mall security personnel urges caution as he tries to extinguish a burning Christmas tree at the Festival Walk mall in Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong, China November 12, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
Close
14 / 20
Passengers push their luggage past bricks and barriers after anti-government protesters blocked the roads leading to Hong Kong International Airport, in Hong Kong, China, September 1, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Passengers push their luggage past bricks and barriers after anti-government protesters blocked the roads leading to Hong Kong International Airport, in Hong Kong, China, September 1, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Passengers push their luggage past bricks and barriers after anti-government protesters blocked the roads leading to Hong Kong International Airport, in Hong Kong, China, September 1, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
Close
15 / 20
A pro-China demonstrator films herself as an anti-government protester holds up a sign on her phone during skirmishes between the two opposing groups at Yuen Long station in Hong Kong, China, September 12, 2019. The words on the phone read, "Seek an official reassessment of the June 4 crackdown," referring to the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

A pro-China demonstrator films herself as an anti-government protester holds up a sign on her phone during skirmishes between the two opposing groups at Yuen Long station in Hong Kong, China, September 12, 2019. The words on the phone read, "Seek an...more

A pro-China demonstrator films herself as an anti-government protester holds up a sign on her phone during skirmishes between the two opposing groups at Yuen Long station in Hong Kong, China, September 12, 2019. The words on the phone read, "Seek an official reassessment of the June 4 crackdown," referring to the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
Close
16 / 20
A masked anti-government protester, wielding a hammer, attacks a man who bystanders suspected of being a pro-Beijing activist from mainland China, during a protest in the Mong Kok area in Hong Kong, China November 11, 2019. The bloodied man, who suffered major facial and head trauma, was reported to have survived his injuries by local media. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A masked anti-government protester, wielding a hammer, attacks a man who bystanders suspected of being a pro-Beijing activist from mainland China, during a protest in the Mong Kok area in Hong Kong, China November 11, 2019. The bloodied man, who...more

A masked anti-government protester, wielding a hammer, attacks a man who bystanders suspected of being a pro-Beijing activist from mainland China, during a protest in the Mong Kok area in Hong Kong, China November 11, 2019. The bloodied man, who suffered major facial and head trauma, was reported to have survived his injuries by local media. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
Close
17 / 20
A man clears debris following the clashes between police and anti-government protester after a two-week campus siege of the Polytechnic University in Hong Kong, China, November 16, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A man clears debris following the clashes between police and anti-government protester after a two-week campus siege of the Polytechnic University in Hong Kong, China, November 16, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A man clears debris following the clashes between police and anti-government protester after a two-week campus siege of the Polytechnic University in Hong Kong, China, November 16, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
Close
18 / 20
Hundreds of anti-government protesters gather after climbing to the peak of Lion Rock as a lighted sign is held high in the air, in Hong Kong, China, September 13, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Hundreds of anti-government protesters gather after climbing to the peak of Lion Rock as a lighted sign is held high in the air, in Hong Kong, China, September 13, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Hundreds of anti-government protesters gather after climbing to the peak of Lion Rock as a lighted sign is held high in the air, in Hong Kong, China, September 13, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
Close
19 / 20
A child sits in carrier wearing a mask as anti-government protesters hold hands to form a human chain in a sign of solidarity in Kowloon Bay, Hong Kong, China, November 30, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis

A child sits in carrier wearing a mask as anti-government protesters hold hands to form a human chain in a sign of solidarity in Kowloon Bay, Hong Kong, China, November 30, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis

A child sits in carrier wearing a mask as anti-government protesters hold hands to form a human chain in a sign of solidarity in Kowloon Bay, Hong Kong, China, November 30, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis
Close
20 / 20

Next Slideshows

Photos of the week

Our top photos from the past week.

May 09 2020

Inside New York City, epicenter of U.S. coronavirus outbreak

Inside New York City amid the coronavirus outbreak.

May 08 2020

Marking 75 years since Victory in Europe Day

Countries mark the 75th anniversary of the defeat of Nazi Germany, though the coronavirus dampened planned commemorations.

May 08 2020

Pro-China and democratic lawmakers scuffle in Hong Kong

Rival lawmakers scuffled in Hong Kong's legislature in a row over electing the chairman of a key committee, a fresh sign of rising political tension as the...

May 08 2020

MORE IN PICTURES

Protests across the U.S. as Supreme Court overturns abortion rights

Protests across the U.S. as Supreme Court overturns abortion rights

The U.S. Supreme Court overturned the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling that recognized women's constitutional right to abortion, a decision condemned by President Joe Biden that will dramatically change life for millions of women in America and exacerbate growing tensions in a deeply polarized country.

U.S. Supreme Court overturns abortion rights landmark

U.S. Supreme Court overturns abortion rights landmark

The U.S. Supreme Court took the dramatic step of overturning the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling that recognized a woman's constitutional right to an abortion and legalized it nationwide, handing a momentous victory to Republicans and religious conservatives who want to limit or ban the procedure.

Glastonbury Festival returns

Glastonbury Festival returns

Tens of thousands of music fans streamed into Worthy Farm for the return of Glastonbury, the beloved music festival that will feature hundreds of artists from Billie Eilish to Paul McCartney.

Violent anti-government protests in Ecuador

Violent anti-government protests in Ecuador

Protesters clash with police demanding that President Guillermo Lasso address price rises that have ignited 11 days of demonstrations across Ecuador.

Deadly earthquake rocks Afghanistan

Deadly earthquake rocks Afghanistan

The death toll from an earthquake in Afghanistan hit 1,000, disaster management officials said, with more than 2,000 injured and the toll expected to grow as information trickles in from remote mountain villages.

Celebrating Pride worldwide

Celebrating Pride worldwide

Celebrating LGBTQ rights around the world.

In pictures: January 6 hearings on Capitol riots

In pictures: January 6 hearings on Capitol riots

A congressional panel investigating last year's assault on the U.S. Capitol by Donald Trump's supporters presented evidence that the former president posed a danger both to American democracy and his vice president, Mike Pence.

Missiles and bombs left around Ukraine

Missiles and bombs left around Ukraine

Weapons of war are left around Ukraine after a four-month siege by Russia.

Lakes and rivers dry up as droughts take toll

Lakes and rivers dry up as droughts take toll

Surreal images of scorched landscapes where water once flowed, as severe droughts lead to dwindling water supplies around the world.

Trending Collections

Pictures

Podcast