Winning Entries of the 1997 Human Rights Press Awards

English-Language Newspaper Prize  

Series of Articles by Jane Moir – South China Morning Post

English-Language Newspaper Merit

Series of Articles by Ella Lee – Hong Kong Standard

English-Language Features Prize

“China’s Migrants: Millions are on the Move to Cities” – James Cox – USA Today

English-Language Features Merits

“Analysts, Bankers Feel Heat on Critical China Research” — Deborah Orr – South China Morning Post

“Democracy’s Old Warrior” – Marianna Wan – South China Morning Post

“The Key to Keeping the Peace in Prison” – South China Morning Post – Hedley Thomas

English-Language Magazine Prize

“The Lost Children: Child Prostitution in Asia” — Peter Cordingley and Alison Dakota – Asiaweek

English-Language Magazine Merits

“Safer Shares” – John Colmey and Mary Binks – Time Magazine

Series of articles by reporters from Varsity Magazine, April 1996 to March 1997

Cartoon Prizes

“Do you think Hong Kong will have press censorship after the handover?” – Larry Feign – The Independent

“Chinese Dissident Wang Dan’s 11-year sentence. The legal system and democracy have taken a step backwards” —

Sara Seneviratne – Hong Kong Standard

English-Language Commentary and Analysis Prize

First Prize:    Editorial Writers – Asian Wall Street Journal

10/6/1996 & 18/3/1996 – Taken from a series of editorials on human rights abuses in China

English-Language Commentary and Analysis Merit

“Weekly Columnist” – Director: Terry Nealon – Hong Kong Today, RTHK Radio 3

English-Language Radio Prize

“Asiafile – Refugees” – Elaine Parnell – RTHK Radio

English-Language Radio Merit

“Coping with Disfigurement (Operation Santa Claus)” – Chris Hsia – RTHK

English-Language Television

“Refugees” “A Journey’s End” – Matt Frei – BBC

“Evicting Memories: The Rennnies Mill Story” – Jennifer Lee – ATV

“The Forgotten War: Lao’s Deadly Legacy” – Susan Yu – ATV

Photography Winner  新聞圖片

“Shut Up: A Chinese security guard covers the mouth of a convicted man on his way to execution site” – Larry Chan Yu-fai – Hong Kong Standard

Photography Merits

“Have Mercy: A woman begs for mercy in front of a line of police at the site of a clinic at Richland Gardens” – Ted Aljibe – Hong Kong Standard

“A Vietnamese person jumps from a roof at Whitehead Detention Centre during a camp moving operation”  –Tony A W (胡智豪) — South China Morning Post

“Heavy Load: Protest against the Provisional Legislature outside the HK Convention and Exhibition Centre” – Larry Chan Yu-fai  — Hong Kong Standard

“Farewell: Wives of convicted men in Shenzhen wave goodbye before execution” – Larry Chan Yu-fai – Hong Kong Standard

“Mainland Chinese immigrant children caught in a sampan off Cheung Chau being held by Marine Police” – Martin Chan —  South China Morning Post

“A student demonstrating against the appointment of Arthur Li Kwok-cheung as vice-chancellor of Chinese University is dragged away by police” – Ricky Chung – South China Morning Post

“Old Woman in Mong Kok” – Stephen Shaver, freelance —  Eyewitness on Asia

“Frederick Fung Kin-kee surprises Qian Qichen, Chinese foreign minister, with a petition during the opening of the Preparatory Committee in Beijing in October 1996” —  Oliver Tsang Wai-tak —  South China Morning Post





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金佩瑋        誰有權扔第一塊石頭               瑪利嘉兒
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