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Human Rights Press Awards

Press release
For immediate release
26 January, 2016

Human Rights Press Awards Continue Youth Initiatives

The Human Rights Press Awards, now in their 20th year, are once again holding both Student Human Rights Press Awards, as well as a Youth Essay Contest.

Entries for the Student Human Rights Press Awards are due on 31 January, 2016. They have been expanded to include submissions by Hong Kong secondary school students, as well as tertiary-level students. Works must have been published or broadcast in the professional or campus media from 1 January 2015 to 31 January 2016. Rules and entry forms are available at humanrightspressawards.org/1102.html

Enquiries: Joyce Chiang, Amnesty International Hong Kong, Tel. 2151-3001, hrpa@amnesty.org.hk.

The HRPA is also holding a Youth Essay Contest, with a deadline of 29 February, 2016. Judges will chose one talented young Hong Kong writer, aged 18 to 25. The winner will be flown to Italy to cover the Far East Film Festival in April, which has a special Campus for young journalists. The Youth Essay Contest is supported by the Far East Film Festival and Cathay Pacific. Rules and entry forms are available at humanrightspressawards.org/1110.html. You can also pick up an entry form at the FCC.

Enquiries: Joyce Lau, info@HumanRightsPressAwards.org.

Winners of both initiatives will be announced during the Human Rights Press Awards’ 20th anniversary gala on 6 May, 2016. The HRPA are organized by the Hong Kong Foreign Correspondents’ Club, Amnesty International Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Journalists Association.
The 20th Annual Human Rights Press Awards 2015

Organized by The Foreign Correspondents’ Club, Hong Kong
Amnesty International Hong Kong
Hong Kong Journalists Association

Press release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

23 December 2015

Entries have opened for the 2015 Human Rights Press Awards, the largest prize of its kind in Asia. The deadline is Jan. 11, 2016. Winners will be announced at our 20th anniversary gala on May 6, 2016.

We welcome reportage from across the Asia-Pacific region in both English and Chinese.  Works must have been published or broadcast in the professional media during the 2015 calendar year. A full set of rules, procedures and downloadable PDF entry forms are available at HumanRightsPressAwards.org.

The Human Rights Press Awards are organized by The Foreign Correspondents’ Club, Hong Kong, Amnesty International Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Journalists Association.

For more information, please email info@HumanRightsPressAwards.org.

The Human Rights Press Awards were founded in 1994 by the Hong Kong Foreign Correspondents’ Club, Amnesty International Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Journalists Association to honor the best rights-related reporting from across Asia.

 

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