The Correspondent spoke to six winners about their work and what winning a Human Rights Press Award means to them.
Learn about the stories behind the winning entries.
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.
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.
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.
The Human Rights Press Awards chose Melissa Leung On-Ki, a 20-year-old University of Hong Kong journalism student, as the winner of its 2016 Youth Essay Contest. Ms. Leung’s prize was…