Millions of people go missing every year. Some vanish of their own accord, but many are victims of organized crime, security agencies, and criminal states. Journalists play a key role in investigating these disappearances, but the work is difficult, dangerous and often harrowing. In the final webinar of the GIJN series, Digging into Disappearances, we will hear from four senior journalists who have investigated notable missing persons cases related to criminal organizations and criminal conduct.
Journalists from Brazil, Peru Top List of 2012 Latin American Investigative Journalism Award Winners
Impressive, world-class reporting was honored this week at the 2012 Latin American Investigative Journalism Conference (COLPIN) in Bogota, Colombia. Here’s a look at the winners, drawn from the announcement by the award’s sponsors, the Instituto Prensa y Sociedad (Press and Society Institute, or IPYS) and Transparency International.