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Anna Lindh Journalist Award Winners in Monaco

Publicatiedatum: donderdag 20 oktober 2011

In the Principality of Monaco, on the 7th October, the winners of the 2011 edition of the ‘Anna Lindh Mediterranean Journalist Award’ were presented at an international ceremony by Prince Albert II and the International Award Jury headed by renowned sociologist Edgar Morin.

Among the prize-receivers, Asmaa El Ghoul – Palestinian blogger and writer from Gaza - was awarded commitment to freedom of expression and her courage in facing repression, while Mohamed El-Dahshan – Egyptian writer who was at the forefront of the Egyptian revolution - was awarded for his exceptional writings on social change in Egypt published in many international publications, and which made the voice of young Egyptian activists heard all over the world. The Award Jury, which is chaired this year by Edgar Morin and presided by André Azoulay, President of the Anna Lindh Foundation, comprised Giselle Khoury (Al Arabiya Television), Naglaa El Emary (BBC), Alessandra Paradisi (COPEAM Audiovisual Network), Maria Barradas (Euronews) and Donatella della Ratta (Common Creatives). The international award ceremony was co-organised by the Monaco Mediterranean Foundation, the Anna Lindh Head of Network in Monaco.

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