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22nd Human Rights Press Awards winners

The winners of the 22nd Human Rights Press Awards. Photo: Sarah Graham/HRPA

Journalists and photographers covering human rights abuses around Asia were honoured for their vital work at a ceremony held at the Foreign Correspondents’ Club in Hong Kong on May 12, 2018.

Text & Print – Spot News (English)

Winner: Unwanted in Myanmar, unwelcome in Bangladesh
Sam Jahan, Nick Perry, Redwan Ahmed and Claire Cozens of AFP

Unwanted in Myanmar, unwelcome in Bangladesh Sam Jahan, Nick Perry, Redwan Ahmed and Claire Cozens of AFP

Unwanted in Myanmar, unwelcome in Bangladesh
Sam Jahan, Nick Perry, Redwan Ahmed and Claire Cozens of AFP

 

Merit: Chinese billionaire abducted from Hong Kong
Ben Bland, Jamil Anderlini, Gloria Cheung and Lucy Hornby of Financial Times

Chinese billionaire abducted from Hong Kong Ben Bland, Jamil Anderlini, Gloria Cheung and Lucy Hornby of Financial Times

Chinese billionaire abducted from Hong Kong
Ben Bland, Jamil Anderlini, Gloria Cheung and Lucy Hornby of Financial Times

 

Merit: Blood flowed in the streets: Refugees from one Rohingya hamlet recount days of horror

Annie Gowen of The Washington Post

and

Everyone has parents but us

Annie Gowen of The Washington Post

Text & Print – Features (English)

Winner: This is what a 21st century surveillance state looks like
Megha Rajagopalan of BuzzFeed News

This is what a 21st century surveillance state looks like, by Megha Rajagopalan of BuzzFeed News

This is what a 21st century surveillance state looks like, by Megha Rajagopalan of BuzzFeed News

 

Merit: China’s Uighurs
Gerry Shih of The Associated Press

China's Uighurs, by Gerry Shih of The Associated Press

China’s Uighurs, by Gerry Shih of The Associated Press

 

Merit: Myanmar’s army is tormenting Muslims with a brutal rape campaign
Patrick Winn and Muktadir Rashid of Public Radio International

by Patrick Winn and Muktadir Rashid of Public Radio International

Myanmar’s army is tormenting Muslims with a brutal rape campaign
by Patrick Winn and Muktadir Rashid of Public Radio International

 

Text & Print – Commentary (English)

Winner: Cambodia’s Crackdown: What happens when an autocrat shutters a newspaper
Julia Wallace of The Nation

Cambodia's Crackdown: What happens when an autocrat shutters a newspaper, by Julia Wallace of The Nation

Cambodia’s Crackdown: What happens when an autocrat shutters a newspaper, by Julia Wallace of The Nation

 

Merit: A deepening crisis The value of a life & Repatriation not enough

Oliver Slow and Thomas Kean of Frontier Myanmar

Repatriation not enough, by Oliver Slow and Thomas Kean of Frontier Myanmar

Repatriation not enough, by Oliver Slow and Thomas Kean of Frontier Myanmar

 

Merit: Thailand’s monarchy: where does love end and dread begin?
Michael Peel of Financial Times

 

 

 

Thailand's monarchy: where does love end and dread begin? Michael Peel of Financial Times

Thailand’s monarchy: where does love end and dread begin?
Michael Peel of Financial Times

 

 

Multimedia (English)

Winner: Twelve Days in Xinjiang: How China’s surveillance state overwhelms daily life
Josh Chin, Clément Bürge and Giulia Marchi of The Wall Street Journal

Twelve Days in Xinjiang: How China’s surveillance state overwhelms daily life, by Josh Chin, Clément Bürge and Giulia Marchi of The Wall Street Journal

Twelve Days in Xinjiang: How China’s surveillance state overwhelms daily life, by Josh Chin, Clément Bürge and Giulia Marchi of The Wall Street Journal

 

 

Merit: Confiscation crusaders try to save Philippine paradise
Karl Malakunas of AFP

Confiscation crusaders try to save Philippine paradise, by Karl Malakunas of AFP

Confiscation crusaders try to save Philippine paradise, by Karl Malakunas of AFP

 

Television & Video (English)

Winner: Murder on campus
Secunder Kermani of BBC News, “Our World” 

Murder on campus, by Secunder Kermani of BBC News, “Our World”

Murder on campus, by Secunder Kermani of BBC News, “Our World”

 

Merit: 101 East: The Rohingya exodus
Drew Ambrose of Al Jazeera English

101 East: The Rohingya exodus, by Drew Ambrose of Al Jazeera English

101 East: The Rohingya exodus, by Drew Ambrose of Al Jazeera English

 

 

Merit: The Kill List
Aurora Almendral and Ed Ou of NBC Left Field

The Kill List, by Aurora Almendral and Ed Ou of NBC Left Field

The Kill List, by Aurora Almendral and Ed Ou of NBC Left Field

 

Radio & Audio (English)

Winner: How the United Nations in Myanmar failed the Rohingya
Jonah Fisher of BBC News

How the United Nations in Myanmar failed the Rohingya, by Jonah Fisher of BBC News

How the United Nations in Myanmar failed the Rohingya, by Jonah Fisher of BBC News

 

Photography – Spot News

Winner: Staring at Death
Indranil Mukherjee of AFP

Staring at Death, by Indranil Mukherjee of AFP

Staring at Death, by Indranil Mukherjee of AFP

Merit: Inside and outside the police car
Kyle Lam of HK01

 

Photography – Features

Winner: Rohingya Crisis
Tomas Munita of The New York Times

 

Merit: Jade Mining in Myanmar
Adam Dean of TIME Magazine

Merit: Exchange health for economic miracle: Story of Samsung workers with cancer
Li Chak Tung of HK01

People’s Choice Photography Award

Winner: Unwanted in Myanmar, unwelcome in Bangladesh
Fred Dufour, AFP

People's Choice Photo Award_Unwanted in Myanmar, Unwelcome in Bangladesh, by Fred Dufour, AFP

People’s Choice Photo Award_Unwanted in Myanmar, Unwelcome in Bangladesh, by Fred Dufour, AFP

Tertiary – Text (English)

Merit: Out of Sight, Out of Mind
Fiona Chan, Angela Siu, Kristy Tong, Doris Yu, Crystal Wu, Elaine Ng, Marilyn Ma, Grace Liyang and Chloe Kwan of Varsity, CUHK

Text & Print – Spot News (Chinese)

Winner: Exclusive: Liu Xiaobo’s final gift to wife Liu Xia – his last manuscript fully revealed
Annie Zhang of Initium Media

Merit: [HK01 survey] Scholars shocked to find 33% primary school SEN students victims of bullying
Liu Kit Yin of HK01

Merit: Li Wangling speaks out five years after activist Li Wangyang’s death
Lin Ying of Ming Pao

Text & Print – Features (Chinese)

Winner: The invisible wall: Hong Kong’s refugees
Cheng Tsz Yu of Ming Pao Weekly

Merit: Lamentations of the homeless: The people without a place to be
Kim Chan Ping Ting of The News Lens

Merit: Covered wounds: Youth face sexual abuse in resettlement homes
Chien Yung Ta of The Reporter

Text & Print – Commentary (Chinese)

Winner: In the name of national security
To Yiu Ming of Ming Pao

Merit: European Journalist of the Year Can Dündar: A lifelong pursuit for truth
Chinghua Tsai of Opinions@CommonWealth

Merit: Joint checkpoints: How they are done under British and French law
Alvin Lum of CitizenNews

Multimedia (Chinese)

Winner: Legal Records of Civil Disobedience
Ng Yuen Ying of CitizenNews

Merit: Data visualized: The impact of Beijing’s eviction of the ‘low-end population’
Danielle Wang, Victoria Jin and Xu Xiaotong of Initium Media

Merit: One year into the Philippines’ war on drugs
Gary Lo of HK01

Television & Video (Chinese)

Winner: Sunday Report: Liu Xiaobo
Choi Chin Hung, Kris, Chiu Chun Ting and Diana Lin of Television Broadcasts Limited

Merit: The Redress
Wong Wai Yu, Jovy of Hong Kong i-CABLE News, China Desk

Merit:  The investment of sweat and blood
Cheng Sze Sze of Hong Kong Connection, RTHK

Radio & Audio (Chinese)

Winner: Mainland to tighten grip on protestant churches
Emily Chan Miu Ling of RTHK

Merit: Keeping the faith – Xu Zhiyong’s first interview after his release from prison
Lam Hon Shan of RTHK

Merit: “Miss You”— the second anniversary of the 709 incident
Lam Hon Shan of RTHK

Tertiary – Text (Chinese)

Winner: Elegy of the iPhone: Unions and management conspire against workers
He Ji Shu, Ko Chung Lai and Lo Wai Ting of U-Beat Magazine, CUHK

Merit: 28th Anniversary series for the June 4 Tiananmen Square massacre
Chong Hiu Tung of CitizenNews

Merit: Popularising teaching in sign language: Let deaf students understand
Mok Wing Tung and Lui Wing Yiu of U-Beat Magazine, CUHK

Tertiary – Radio, Television & Video (Chinese)

Winner: Students stand in solidarity with the workers
Lam Sum Yi, Hui Lee Ha, Chan Tsz Ki and Liu Dicksa Isabelle of U-Beat Magazine, CUHK

Merit: Growing up with homosexual parents
LEE Tsz Ying and Lau Tsz Lam of Broadcast News Network, HKBU

Merit: The plight of the cleaners
Chan On Ki, Lam Oi Yee, Leung Yuk Man, Mak Tsun Ho and Mok Wing Tung of U-Beat Magazine, CUHK

文字及印刷組新聞報道  ( )

大獎

兩邊不是人- 被緬甸和孟加拉嫌棄的人民

Sam Jahan, Nick Perry, Redwan Ahmed, Claire Cozens  – 法新社

 

優異

中國富豪在港被綁架

Ben Bland, Jamil Anderlini, Gloria Cheung, Lucy Hornby – 金融時報

 

羅興亞難民憶述恐怖日子:「街上血流成河」、「誰無父母」

Annie Gowen – 華盛頓郵報

 

文字及印刷組特寫 ( )

大獎

廿一世紀級監控下的國家是這樣的

Megha Rajagopalan – BuzzFeed News

 

優異

中國的維吾爾人

Gerry Shih – 美聯社

 

緬甸軍以兇殘的強姦行動折磨穆斯林

Patrick Winn, Muktadir Rashid – 國際公共電臺

 

文字及印刷組評論 ( )

大獎

柬埔寨的鎮壓:當獨裁者關閉一份報紙時

Julia Wallace – 國家雜誌

 

優異

愈演愈烈的危機  /  生命何價  /  遣返不足以解決問題

Oliver Slow, Thomas Kean – Frontier Myanmar

 

泰國君主制:愛何時終結,換來恐懼?

Michael Peel – 金融時報

 

多媒體組 ( 英文 )

大獎

新疆12天見聞:政府監控如何滲透日常角落

Josh Chin, Clément Bürge, Giulia Marchi – 華爾街日報

 

優異

環保鬥士打撃非法砍伐 保衛菲律賓樂土

Karl Malakunas – 法新社

 

電視與錄像組 ( )

大獎

巴基斯坦校園兇殺案

Secunder Kermani – 英國廣播公司

 

優異

「東101」節目:羅興亞難民的出埃及記

Drew Ambrose – 半島電視台英語頻道

 

殺戮名單:菲律賓毒品戰

Aurora Almendral, Ed Ou – 美國全國廣播公司左岸

 

電台廣播和錄音組 ( )

大獎

揭聯合國駐緬甸領導失職 未拯救羅興亞難民

Jonah Fisher – 英國廣播公司

 

攝影報道

大獎

直視死亡

Indranil Mukherjee – 法新社

 

優異

警車內外

林若勤 – 香港01

 

攝影 特寫

大獎

羅興亞難民危機

Tomas Munita – 紐約時報

 

優異

緬甸玉石採礦

Adam Dean – 時代雜誌

 

以健康換一場經濟奇蹟-追尋Samsung罹癌工人的故事

李澤彤 – 香港01

 

大學及大專組別文字及印刷媒介( )

優異

眼不見為淨

Fiona Chan, Angela Siu, Kristy Tong, Doris Yu, Crystal Wu, Elaine Ng, Marilyn Ma, Grace Liyang, Chloe Kwan – 香港中文大學 Varsity

 

文字及印刷組新聞報道 ( 中文 )

 

大獎

獨家:劉曉波7月5日最後手稿全文披露,送給劉霞的最後禮物

張潔平 – 端傳媒

 

【01問卷調查(上)】33%小學SEN生遇欺凌等不公 學者:好驚人

廖潔然 – 香港01

 

李旺玲冒險受訪﹕替哥哥見證民主中國 絕不自殺

林迎 – 明報

 

文字及印刷組特寫 ( 中文 )

 

大獎

香港難民 看不見的牆

鄭祉愉 – 明周

 

無家者之哀歌:找不到歸途的人

陳娉婷 – 關鍵評論網

遮掩的傷口:安置機構裡被性侵的少年們

簡永達 – 報導者

文字及印刷組評論 ( 中文 )

大獎

因國家安全之名

杜耀明 – 明報 

終生為真理──年度歐洲記者敦達爾

蔡慶樺 – 獨立評論@天下

 

一地兩檢立法-英法立法經驗系列

林勵 – 眾新聞

 

多媒體組 ( 中文 )

大獎

社運抗爭資料庫

吳婉英 – 眾新聞

 

數據動畫帶你看:北京清退「低端人口」,影響多大?未來如何?

王丹妮、金秋楓、徐小童 – 端傳媒

菲國掃毒戰一年

魯嘉裕 – 香港01

 

電視與錄像組 ( 中文 )

大獎

星期日檔案﹕劉曉波

蔡千紅、趙俊霆、林達瑩 – 電視廣播有限公司

 

平反背後

黃慧茹 – 香港有線電視中國組

 

鏗鏘集︰工傷之後

鄭思思 – 香港電台

 

 

電台廣播和錄音組 ( 中文 )

大獎

內地修改宗教事務條例控制家庭教會發展

陳妙玲 – 香港電台

 

《念念不忘必有回響》 — 許志永出獄後首次接受訪問

林漢山 – 香港電台

《你何時回家?我和孩子很想念你》 — 709事件兩周年

林漢山 – 香港電台

 

大學及大專組別文字及印刷媒介 ( 中文 )

大獎

iPhoneX背後悲歌 工會資方疑一伙

何吉數、高仲禮、羅煒婷 –香港中文大學  大學線

 

六四28周年系列

莊曉彤 – 眾新聞

普及手語教學 讓聾生聽得見

莫泳浵、呂穎瑤 –香港中文大學  大學線

 

大學及大專組別電台、電視及錄像 ( 中文 )

大獎

工學一線

林心怡、許莉霞、陳芷琪、廖廸莎 –香港中文大學  大學線

同志・成家

李梓瑩、劉芷琳 – 香港浸會大學廣播新聞網

清者自清

陳安琪、林靄怡、梁鈺雯、麥浚豪、莫泳浵 – 香港中文大學  大學線

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