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Contest awards human rights reporting [Brazil]

Contest awards human rights reporting [Brazil]

Posted on July 11, 2018

Deadline: 

July 23, 2018

Journalists who cover human rights and citizenship issues can apply for the Vladimir Herzog Journalism Prize for Amnesty and Human Rights.

The award honors the memory of Vladimir Herzog, a Brazilian journalist who was tortured and killed in October 1975, during the military coup in that country.

The prize, awarded by a committee of institutions, is open to professional journalists registered with Brazil's Ministry of Labor and Employment.

The categories are arts (illustrations, editorial cartoons, caricatures and comic strips), photography, video, text, audio and multimedia. Winners will receive a trophy and diploma.

Entries must have been published or broadcast between Aug. 1, 2015 and July 31, 2016.

The deadline to apply is July 23.

For more information on how to enter (in Portuguese), click here.