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THE NATIONAL PRESS CLUB

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About the Award

The Golden Pen of Freedom is WAN-IFRA's annual award recognizing individuals or organizations that have made an outstanding contribution to the defense and promotion of press freedom. Established in 1961, the Golden Pen of Freedom is presented annually and is amongst the most prestigious awards of its kind throughout the world. Behind the names of the laureates lie stories of extraordinary personal courage and self-sacrifice, stories of jail, beatings, bombings, censorship, exile and murder. They are the true heros of the struggle for press freedom worldwide.

Notable Winners

2013
Than Htut Aung, Myanmar

2012
Anabel Hernández, Mexico

2011
Dawit Isaak, Eritrea/Sweden

2010
Ahmad Zeid-Abadi, Iran

2009
Najam Sethi, Pakistan

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Larry Kilman
Secretary General
WAN-IFRA | Paris, France
++33-147428507
[email protected]

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Further Information http://www.wan-ifra.org/microsites/golden-pen-of-freedom
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