Syria’s Darwish Wins World Press Freedom Prize

Syrian journalist Mazen Darwish, imprisoned since February 2012, is being honored with the 2015 UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize. The Prize will be awarded on World Press Freedom Day, May 3. Darwish, president of the Syrian Centre for Media and Freedom of Expression, has endured a decade of harassment and repeated detention and torture.

Source: UNESCO

Posted on: April 3, 2015