Contest awards human rights reporting [Brazil]

Posted on Jul 2, 2019 in Specialized Topics

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 regime in Brazil.

The prize, awarded by a committee of institutions, is open to professional journalists.

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 July 21, 2019 and July 31, 2020.

The deadline to apply is Aug. 6.