Buzz Feed has recently published a set of 45 pictures that they’ve called 2012’s Most Powerful Pictures. And the least that can be said about these pictures is that they’re chilling. Some of them are haunting, others will bring tears to your eyes. And they are all supremely striking.
A Greek woman’s suicide attempt as she’s told she would be laid off work
A woman from Bangladesh defies the police
A little Palestinian girl tries to punch an Israeli soldier
A Syrian father trying to save his daughter’s life after his city, Aleppo, was shelled by regime forces.
A father from Myanmar begs a border control officer from Bangladesh not to deport his family back to Myanmar
An American woman mourns her son on Memorial Day
Check out the rest of the brilliant pictures here.