Contest awards human rights reporting [Brazil]

Posted on Jul 13, 2023 in Specialized Topics

Journalists who cover human rights and citizenship issues can apply for the 2023 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, multimedia and non-fiction book. Winners will receive a trophy.

Entries must have been published or broadcast between July 1, 2022 and July 30, 2023, except for the non-fiction book category, where works submitted must have been published between Jan. 1, 2022 and Dec. 31, 2022.

The deadline to apply is July 31.