This image of terror should not be photo of the year – I voted against it | Stuart Franklin

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Its impact is undeniable, but the winner of the World Press Photo of the Year furthers the compact between martyrdom and publicity

On 19 December last year, the Turkish photographer Burhan Özbilici went to a press conference in an Ankara art gallery. He had been on his way home from the office and only attended by chance. As it happened, the event turned into a murderous spectacle when the Russian ambassador to Turkey, who was delivering a speech, was assassinated.

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