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Gebran Tueni Award

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Gebran Tueni Award

Gebran Tueni was a unique figure in WAN-IFRA affairs for almost 20 years, as a leading member of our Press Freedom Committee, a Board member for more than a decade, a regular participant in missions to press freedom 'hot spots' and a constant adviser and support to the leadership of our organisation on Arab and press freedom issues. WAN-IFRA honours his memory with an award designed to encourage the emergence of other courageous and independent publishers, editors and newspapers in the Arab world.

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  • 2012-12-10 12:35
    Renowned Syrian cartoonist Ali Farzat, whose satirical drawings targeting corruption and lampooning dictators have been published worldwide, has been awarded the 2012 Gebran Tueni Award, the annual prize of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) that honours an outstanding individual from the news media in the Arab region. Read more ...
  • 2012-12-04 18:31
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