Each year the Committee to Protect Journalists honors journalists who face danger around the world for the protection of free media.
This year the CPJ honors
- Mustafa Haji Abdinur, correspondent, Agence France-Presse, Somalia
- Naziha Réjiba, Editor, Kalima, Tunisia
- Eynulla Fatullayev, imprisoned Editor, Realny Azerbaijan, Azerbaijan
- J.S. Tissainayagam, imprisoned journalist, Sunday Times, Sri Lanka
The Burton Benjamin Award goes to Anthony Lewis, Journalist, United States
For more info on the awards go to the CPJ site by clicking here.