Jamal Khashoggi – Award for Courageous Journalism RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA is open for application.
Threats, assaults, authorities oppression, a cussed glass ceiling, accusations of pretending information and rising distrust of the media all threaten press freedom all over the world. Journalists typically really feel the best brunt of those assaults. In truth, not less than 49 journalists have been killed for their work up to now in 2018. Jamal Khashoggi Award (“JKA”) for Courageous Journalism exhibits folks that journalists aren’t going to step apart, can’t be silenced, and need to be acknowledged for their power within the face of adversity.
The Award honors the courageous journalists who expose abuse of energy and corruption, share tough truths, talk about taboo subjects and work in hostile environments. The JKA additionally acknowledge the pioneers who knocked down limitations to make it potential for folks all around the world to search out their voices and make themselves heard. For true Democracy to work, there have to be a Free Press, and we ask for your help.
The grant is meant for journalists and writers who’re engaged on investigative initiatives associated to human rights violations, girls’ rights, human and intercourse trafficking, corruption and abuse of energy, and local weather change impression. Freelance or completely employed particular person journalists or small groups of journalists can apply. Applicants have to be printed journalists with not less than two years of skilled expertise and a observe document of prior publications.