The 22nd Human Rights Press Awards took place in Hong Kong on May 12, 2018. See our gallery of photographs from the event at the Foreign Correspondents’ Club. Photos by Jayne Russell.
The winners were announced at a ceremony in Hong Kong on May 12, 2018.
As the 22nd Human Rights Press Awards approach, judges and organisers talk about why it’s vital to honour those reporting injustice around Asia.
Myanmar media pioneer co-founded the Myanmar Times, a venture that led to an eight-and-a-half-year stint in prison during the dark days of military rule.
Giving a voice to the powerless in the case of a family’s search for the truth about their daughter’s death was the legacy of an award-winning story by Simon Denyer.
More than 20 experts in media and human rights attended a weekend judging session at the FCC to fine tune the scoring logged during a month’s review of the entries to the 22nd Human Rights Press Awards. Judges were evaluating what was a record number of …
A tip-off about abuse in a care home for the disabled led to an undercover investigation that culminated in the centre being closed down – and won a Hong Kong news website a Human Rights Press Award.
We are delighted to announce that The Human Rights Press Awards, Asia’s most prestigious honours that recognise outstanding human rights reporting, have returned for the 22nd year and are now open for entries. The deadline is 9 February 2018.
Rappler has defied Duterte’s threats and intimidation to expose corruption within the police force, which has led the deadly crackdown against drugs, as well as in government ranks.
Reporting on war-torn Afghanistan is a challenge in itself, but for former AFP Kabul bureau chief Anuj Chopra there was an equally urgent issue to bring to the world’s attention: child sex slavery within the country’s police force.