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Thursday, May 18 • 18:00 - 19:00
Awards Ceremony

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Presentation of the IPI Press Freedom Hero & Free Media Pioneer Awards, in partnership with Copenhagen-based International Media Support (IMS),

Ethiopian journalist and blogger Eskinder Nega, who has been imprisoned since 2011 after criticising his country’s abuse of anti-terror laws to silence the press, has been named the International Press Institute (IPI)’s 69th World Press Freedom Hero.

The Afghan Journalists Safety Committee is the recipient of the 2017 Free Media Pioneer Award in recognition of the group’s courageous and trailblazing work to prevent, combat and monitor attacks on journalists in one of the world’s most dangerous media environments.

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Thursday May 18, 2017 18:00 - 19:00
Hamburg City Hall, Großer Festsaal

Attendees (17)