Contest recognizes human rights reporting [Asia]

Posted on Jan 15, 2019 in Journalism Basics

Journalists with works related to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights can compete for these awards.

The Human Rights Press Awards, organized by the Foreign Correspondents’ Club Hong KongAmnesty International and the Hong Kong Journalists Association, honor top rights-related reporting from around Asia, with the goal of increasing respect for people’s basic rights and focusing attention on threats to those freedoms.

There are 10 categories, including breaking news, features, multimedia, video, audio and photography.

Works must be in English or Chinese; reported by professional journalists, including freelancers, excluding corporations or activist groups; published or broadcast from Jan. 1 to Dec. 31, 2018 on a professional media platform; and reported from the Asia region, including Central Asia, excluding Middle East, Australia, New Zealand. 

The deadline is Feb. 12.