2002 International Press Freedom Awards

  • January 16, 2003   BY Liz Harper  

    An award-winning freelance journalist from Bangladesh, Tipu Sultan has survived near-fatal assaults in apparent retaliation for his reporting of government corruption. Continue reading

  • January 16, 2003   BY Liz Harper  

    Irina Petrushova is the founder and editor-in-chief of the weekly publication Respublica, which covers business and economic issues in Kazakhstan, a former republic of the Soviet Union. Continue reading

  • January 16, 2003   BY Liz Harper  

    Ignacio Gómez is a leading investigative reporter in Colombia, a country where the careers of journalists are frequently cut short. Continue reading

  • January 12, 2003   BY Liz Harper  

    Fesshaye Yohannes, a prominent Eritrean journalist, was one of four recipients of the 2002 International Press Freedom Award, honored for his demonstrated courage to report independently under repressive political conditions. Continue reading