Amnesty International is now inviting entries for its 18th annual Media Awards. The awards recognise excellence in journalism that has contributed to the UK public’s greater awareness and understanding of human rights issues.
2008 winners included Xan Rice of The Guardian who won the Gaby Rado Memorial Award for his reports from Kenya Tanzania and Somalia. The award is given to a journalist who has covered human rights stories for less than five years.
The closing dates for entries is 3 March. The winners will be announced in London on 2 June.