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April 30, 2009: Don’t miss this deadline to apply for awards

CJFE International Press Freedom Awards

The Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE) awards this prize to two journalists or media organizations that have overcome enormous odds to report on human rights and have demonstrated a commitment to human rights by reporting without bias or discrimination. Each award consists of a framed plaque and cash prize of 3,000 Canadian dollars (about 2,500 America dollars or 1,900 Euros.)

For more information, go to: http://cjfe.org/releases/2009/11032009award.html.

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John Humphrey Freedom Award

Rights & Democracy (International Centre for Human Rights and Democratic Development) presents this award to an organization or individual from any country in recognition of exceptional achievement in the promotion of human rights and democratic development. The award consists of a grant of 30,000 Canadian dollars (about 25,000 America dollars or 19,000 Euros) and a speaking tour of Canadian cities to help increase awareness of the recipient’s human rights work.

For more information, go to: http://www.dd-rd.ca/site/humphrey_award/index.php?lang=en.

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