The Best Photojournalism of the Week: March 16, 2012

Protestors run through tear gas thrown by riot police during a clash in Sitra, Bahrain. The area is known for government unrest and has seen much violence in past days due to the one-year anniversary of a major anti-government crackdown. AP Photographer, Hasan Jamali, who made the image, has been covering the area since the unrest began.AP Photo/Hasan Jamali

Funeral Of Ultra-Orthodox Rabbi Moshe Yehoshua Hager

Photographer Uriel Sinai captured this image of ultra-Orthodox Jews attending the funeral of Rabbi Moshe Yehoshua Hager in Bei Brak, Isreal. Hager, who died at the age of 95-years-old, was the head of Israel's second largest Hasidic community. Sinai, who is a stringer for Getty, recently won first prize in the annual World Press Photo contest for his work in the region. You can see more of Sinai's images on his Website.Uriel Sinai /Getty Images

St. Louis Cardinals baserunner Carpenter upends Boston Red Sox shortstop Punto on a double by St. Louis' Komatsu during a spring training baseball game in Fort Myers

This impressive high-speed fast-shutter image, captured during a Red Sox vs Cardinals spring training game, was shot by Reuters photographer Steve Nesius. A former photo editor for the Associated Press, Nesius now covers a wide range of photographic assignments in the Tampa Bay-area for a variety of clients, including Reuters.Steve Nesius/Reuters
Andy Wong captured this slow shutter image of hostesses filling up delegates’ teacups during a session of the National People’s Congress in Beijing, China. Wong is an AP photographer based in and around the Beijing-area of China and covers social and political issues in the region.AP Photo/Andy Wong

An East Timorese child runs as sea water hits the wall on Dili beach

Eastern Timorese children run as water hits a seawall at Dili Beach on the tiny nation's north coast. Reuters photographer Beawiharta, who made this image, often updates his blog page on the Reuters' Website, you can keep up to date with his shooting adventures here.Beawiharta/Reuters

A student protesting against the high pr

Riot police arrest a student protesting Columbia’s public transportation system during a clash in the city of Bogota. Luis Acosta, who made the image, is a Getty Images staffer covering the Columbian region.Luis Acosta/AFP/Getty Images

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Reuters photographer Yusuf Ahmad made this photo of a worker carrying bags of rice into a storage facility in Indonesia's South Sulawesi province as part of a story on food inflation in the region. You can see more of Ahmad's images on his Lightstalkers page.Yusuf Ahmad/Reuters
AP photographer Dave Martin captured this image of Marquette’s Todd Mayo shooting a basket in the second half of an NCAA tournament game against BYU. Martin, a seasoned sports and news photographer, made the image with the use of a remotely-fired camera.AP Photo/Dave Martin

Zaher Al Hariri, speaks to the media in Amman

Reuters photographer Ali Jarekji captured this powerful image of Zaher Al Hariri, a Syrian citizen, speaking to the media, after an ordeal in which Syrian security forces chopped off his right hand at a local hospital. Al Hariri had originally gone to the hospital to address a bullet wound he sustained during a pro-democracy rally (fired by Syrian security forces).Ali Jarekji/Reuters
This image was captured by NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) and shows a blast wave moving through interstellar space. The wave is the result of a supergiant star that collapsed over 11,000 years ago. You can read more about this incredible image on NASA's Website.NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA

Be sure to check out our archive of past Photojournalism of the Week galleries, where you will find more great work.