An anti-Mubarak activist gives the 'V' sign from a roof as a human chain is formed outside the barricades on Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt, on 05 February 2011. Activists formed a human chain facing the army and tanks as the army tried to negotiate a withdraw from the area, something the activists refused. EPA/JIM HOLLANDER

 

POYi Pictures of the Year International 2012

Award of Excellence - Impact 2011: Arab Uprisings

Photographer: Jim Hollander