Journalists for Human Rights (JHR)

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May 22, 2019, 13:30 ET Journalists for Human Rights in Mali

TORONTO, May 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Mali is a new country on JHR's map. Starting in 2019, the United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF) is funding a two-year pilot media development project with Journalists...


May 03, 2019, 16:01 ET Canadian Journalism Initiative to Promote Human Rights, Gender Equality and Press Freedom Worldwide Ramps Up

The Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of International Development and Minister for Women and Gender Equality, announces $11.7 million Funding Boost for Journalists for Human Rights to launch...


Mar 11, 2019, 17:20 ET Book Launch 'Journalist on Trial' by Rodney Sieh

TORONTO, March 11, 2019 /CNW/ - Journalists for Human Rights and Massey College are celebrating the book launch of 'Journalist on Trial' by Rodney Sieh on Tuesday March 12, from 5:30 - 7PM at Massey...


Jan 14, 2019, 17:03 ET Journalists for Human Rights (JHR) releases Emerging Voices: on access to post-secondary journalism education for Indigenous youth in Ontario

TORONTO, Jan. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Journalists for Human Rights (JHR) is releasing Emerging Voices: A dual examination into access to post-secondary education for Indigenous youth in Ontario, and what...


Nov 15, 2018, 11:18 ET Journalists for Human Rights and Seneca Emerging Indigenous Reporter Scholarship 2018

Journalists for Human Rights is delighted to announce a new scholarship at Seneca to support Indigenous journalism students, as part of the organization's Indigenous Reporters Program. TORONTO, Nov....


Oct 25, 2018, 16:59 ET JHR-trained journalists expose horrific circumstances in Syria's "camp of death" and get Bashar al-Assad to respond by opening an humanitarian corridor for aid supplies

TORONTO, Oct. 25, 2018 /CNW/ - A child named Mohammed, an infant named Huda, and a senior named Fayroze: three Syrians who lost their lives in recent weeks simply because they live in a refugee camp...


Oct 19, 2018, 13:16 ET Call for independent United Nations led investigation into the death of Jamal Khashoggi

TORONTO, Oct. 19 2018 /CNW/ - Journalists for Human Rights is deeply concerned by reports that respected Washington Post Saudi reporter and columnist Jamal Khashoggi has disappeared from the Saudi...


Oct 09, 2018, 16:11 ET JHR Award in Extraordinary Achievement in Human Rights Reporting goes to Jayme Poisson and David Bruser, the Toronto Star

TORONTO, Oct. 9, 2018 /CNW/ - Journalists for Human Rights (JHR), is pleased to present the JHR Award in Extraordinary Achievement in Human Rights Reporting to Jayme Poisson and David Bruser, from...


Oct 05, 2018, 17:25 ET JHR partner Prince Murhula: "Recognizing Dr. Mukwege's work tells the world there is hope"

TORONTO, Oct. 5, 2018 /CNW/ - Today Journalists for Human Rights congratulates Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad, who have won the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize for their indefatigable efforts to support women...


Oct 01, 2018, 13:33 ET MEDIA CALL: Find out How Canada is Back!

The Hon. Marie-Claude Bibeau, Canada's Minister of International Development will speak tonight at the Toronto-based Journalists for Human Rights gala reception and dinner at the Hilton Hotel in...


Sep 24, 2018, 13:13 ET Shortlist for JHR Award for Achievement in Human Rights Reporting 2018

TORONTO, Sept. 24, 2018 /CNW/ - Journalists for Human Rights is pleased to announce the short list of 4 finalists for this year's JHR Award for Achievement in Human Rights Reporting. The finalists...


Sep 18, 2018, 16:27 ET JHR Announces their Co-Chairs and Leading Sponsors for Night for Rights 2018!

TORONTO, Sept. 18, 2018 /CNW/ - On October 1, 2018, 400 of Canada's top journalists, media executives, business and political leaders will gather at the Hilton Hotel in downtown Toronto to recognize...


Aug 13, 2018, 10:00 ET JHR Award for Achievement in Human Rights Reporting

TORONTO, Aug. 13, 2018 /CNW/ - Journalists for Human Rights is pleased to announce the 2018 call for nominations for journalists who have made a significant contribution to human rights journalism....


Jul 25, 2018, 13:16 ET Shortlist for Fraser MacDougall Prize for Best New Canadian Voice in Human Rights Reporting 2018

TORONTO, July 25, 2018 /CNW/ - The National NewsMedia Council, in partnership with Journalists for Human Rights, is pleased to announce the short list of six finalists for this year's Fraser...


Mar 27, 2018, 12:40 ET Competition for 2018 Fraser MacDougall Prize for Best New Canadian in Human Rights Reporting now open.

TORONTO, March 27, 2018 /CNW/ - The National NewsMedia Council, in partnership with Journalists for Human Rights, is pleased to announce the opening of the second annual Fraser MacDougall Prize for...


Mar 08, 2018, 16:21 ET Journalists for Human Rights Launches Gender Impact Report

TORONTO, March 8, 2018 /CNW/ - Journalists for Human Rights (JHR) celebrates International Women's Day 2018 by launching our Gender Impact Report. The Report documents JHR's work towards gender...


Feb 28, 2018, 13:31 ET Journalists for Human Rights receives Ontario Heritage Award

TORONTO, Feb. 28, 2018 /CNW/ - Journalists for Human Rights (JHR) is proud to receive a 2017 Lieutenant Governor's Ontario Heritage Award for Excellence in Conservation. The Lieutenant Governor's...


Dec 15, 2017, 14:07 ET Yes, Journalism has a Future! JHR helps ignite innovative journalism in Africa

TORONTO, Dec. 15, 2017 /CNW/ - Three teams from the Journalism and Media Lab (JAMLAB) Accelerator programme have won first stage funding from the South Africa Media Innovation Program's (SAMIP) first ...


Dec 08, 2017, 10:37 ET Journalists for Human Rights launches Indigenous Style Guide

TORONTO, Dec. 8, 2017 /CNW/ - Journalists for Human Rights (JHR) is pleased to announce the release of its Style Guide for Reporting on Indigenous People, a style guide produced in consultation with...


Oct 05, 2017, 18:00 ET NNC and JHR announce winners of the Fraser MacDougall Prize for Best New Canadian Voice in Human Rights Reporting

TORONTO, Oct. 5, 2017 /CNW/ - The National NewsMedia Council of Canada (NNC), in partnership with Journalists for Human Rights (JHR), is pleased to announce that Sarah Niedoba and Danielle Klein,...


Oct 05, 2017, 15:14 ET Journalists for Human Rights Night for Rights 2017

MEDIA CALL: Journalists for Human Rights to welcome Canadian Senator and Rt. Lt-Gen. Roméo Dallaire, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Ahmed Hussen, the Lieutenant-General of Ontario, ...


Sep 13, 2017, 13:23 ET JHR Announces their Co-Chairs for Night for Rights 2017!

TORONTO, Sept. 13, 2017 /CNW/ - On October 5, 2017, 400 of Canada's top journalists, media executives, business and political leaders will gather at Ryerson's Mattamy Athletic Centre (formerly the...


Sep 06, 2017, 17:19 ET Journalists for Human Rights (JHR) is proud to announce the summer 2017 recipients of the organization's Indigenous Reporter Scholarships

TORONTO, Sept. 6, 2017 /CNW/ - Funded by the J.W. McConnell Family Foundation, the RBC Foundation and the Donner Canadian Foundation, the scholarships are an integral part of JHR's wider Indigenous...


Jun 29, 2017, 17:59 ET Journalists for Human Rights honored at Canada's 150th anniversary celebrations in Kinshasa

TORONTO and KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of the Congo, June 29, 2017 /CNW/ - On June 28th, the Canadian ambassador in Kinshasa, the Honourable Mme. Ginette Martin, recognized Journalists for Human...


Jun 26, 2017, 12:27 ET Indigenous journalism training program extended for three years

TORONTO, June 26, 2017 /CNW/ - In honour of the re-naming of National Indigenous People's Day Journalists for Human Rights (JHR) is proud to announce it will be offering its journalism training...