Amnesty International UK announced the winners of its annual Media Awards on Tuesday 29 May during an awards event presented by Sky News’ Dermot Murnaghan.
Hundreds of journalists and human rights activists gathered at the British Film Institute in central London to hear 12 awards announced in 11 categories, covering digital, broadcast and print media.
The awards recognise excellence in human rights reporting and acknowledge journalism’s significant contribution to the UK public’s awareness and understanding of human rights issues.
Co-Editor of the New Internationalist won the Consumer Magazine category with her article Nature’s Defenders published in October 2011. Glasgow Guardian journalist Amy Mackinnon scooped the prize for Student journalism for her article The curious case of John Oguchuckwu published in the December 2011.
For more information and a full list of winners, click here.