Photojournalism of the Week: November 16, 2012

A Palestinian demonstrator runs through a cloud of tear gas during clashes against Israel's operations in Gaza Strip, outside Ofer, an Israeli military prison. Majdi Mohammed is a stringer working for the Associated Press in Gaza. AP Photo/Majdi MohammedAP Photo/Majdi Mohammed
The Iron Dome defense system fires to intercept incoming missiles from Gaza in the port town of Ashdod, Israel. Tsafrir Abayov is a stringer working for the Associated Press in Israel.AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov
Security cameras are attached to pole in front of portrait of former Chinese Chairman Mao on Beijing's Tiananmen Square
Security cameras can be seen in Beijing's Tiananmen Square in front of a portrait of former Chinese Chairman Mao Zedong. David Gray is a Reuters staffer based in Beijing. Keep up to date with his assignments by checking out his blog.David Gray/Reuters
Two wrestlers fight during an amateur wrestling match inside a makeshift ring built on a road junction in Kolkata
Two wrestlers fight during an amateur wrestling match inside a makeshift ring in Kolkata, India. Wrestling matches are organized by local residents as part of the celebrations for the annual Hindu festival of Diwali. Rupak De Chowdhuri is an India-based Reuters photographer. Check out his work in last week's roundup as well.Rupak De Chowdhuri/Reuters
A riot policeman runs past a fire set by protestors during clashes in Lisbon, Portugal, during the second general strike in eight months. Francisco Seco is a stringer working for the Associated Press in Portugal. See more of his work here.AP Photo/Francisco Seco
A U.S. flag is seen in the front door of a damaged home in the Breezy Point neighborhood which were left devastated by Hurricane Sandy in New York
A U.S. flag is seen in the front door of a damaged home in the Breezy Point neighborhood which were left devastated by Hurricane Sandy in the New York borough of Queens. Adrees Latif was the 2008 Pulitzer Prize winner for Breaking News Photography. See more of his work in our past roundups.Adrees Latif/Reuters
Security staff members guard an area of the Great Hall of the People during the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China in Beijing
Security staff members guard an area of the Great Hall of the People during the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) in Beijing. Carlos Barria is an Argentinean photographer who moved to China in 2010 to document daily life there for Reuters. See more of his work here.Carlos Barria/Reuters
Carolina Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams jumps in the air as he is introduced before playing the Denver Broncos during an NFL football game in Charlotte
Carolina Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams jumps in the air as he is introduced before playing the Denver Broncos during an NFL football game in Charlotte, North Carolina. Chris Keane is a freelance photographer, based in North Carolina, shooting for Reuters. See more of his work on his site.Chris Keane/Reuters
Shadows of trees are cast onto a wall of the Forbidden City as a man walks past on a cold, sunny day in Beijing
Shadows of trees are cast onto a wall of the Forbidden City as a man walks past on a cold, sunny day in Beijing. David Gray is a Reuters staffer based in Beijing. Keep up to date with his assignments by checking out his blog.David Gray/Reuters
Shopkeepers search for their belongings from the debris of their burnt firecracker shops after a fire broke out in the western Indian city of Vadodara
Shopkeepers search through rubble in one of India’s largest firecracker marketplaces, after a fire broke out and gutted 50 shops. The cause of the fire is still unknown.Stringer India/Reuters

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

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