EUROPE LEBANON / 12th edition of the Samir Kassir Award

The call for applications of the Samir Kassir Award for Press Freedom has just been launched. Created in 2006 by the European Union, this award commemorates a Lebanese journalist and writer assassinated in 2005.

The Award goes to journalists who report and uncover violations, violence, injustice, corruption or mismanagement, often at the risk of their own life.
Applications are open until April 10th for journalists working either in the written or broadcast media (TV channels, production companies, internet television), with no age limit. The following countries are concerned: Algeria, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt, United Arab Emirates, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Syria, Occupied Palestinian Territories, Tunisia and Yemen.
Three prizes will be awarded: for the best opinion piece, the best investigative article and the best broadcasting report.

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