2008 International Press Freedom Awards

International Press Freedom Awards

CPJ International Press Freedom Awards 2008

18th Annual Awards Dinner

To benefit the Committee to Protect Journalists

Tuesday, November 25, 2008
Grand Ballroom, The Waldorf-Astoria, New York City

We would like to thank all of our supporters and dinner chair Jeff Zucker for an immensely successful event that raised $1.25 million for CPJ. Read more about the dinner here and view the overview video here.

Videos featuring our awardees:

Bilal Hussein »
Danish Karokhel and Farida Nekzad »
Andrew Mwenda »
Héctor Maseda Gutiérrez »

Biographies of  our awardees:

Spotlighting imprisonments, CPJ honors six press leaders

Andrew Mwenda, IPFA 2008 Video

Danish Karokhel and Farida Nekzad, IPFA 2008 video

Héctor Maseda Gutiérrez, IPFA 2008 video

IPFA 2008 Overview video

Bilal Hussein, IPFA 2008 video

CPJ to honor five international journalists

Andrew Mwenda, Founder and Managing Editor, The Independent

Beatrice Mtetwa, Media and Human Rights Lawyer, Zimbabwe

Héctor Maseda Gutiérrez, Founder and contributer, Grupo de Trabajo Decoro

Danish Karokhel and Farida Nekzad, Director and Deputy Director, Pajhwok Afghan News

Bilal Hussein, Photographer, The Associated Press