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FJA Shortlist 2020

Outstanding Contribution to Peace

JOHN WASHINGTON (US)
The Long, Winding, and Painful Story of Asylum

KIRA WALKER (Spain)
On the Frontline of War, Yemeni Women Are Building Peace

MIZAR KEMAL (Turkey)
The Endless War: Iraq's Heavy Legacy of Depleted Uranium

MOHAMED ABOELGHEIT, NICK DONOVAN, RICHARD KENT (UK)
Exposing the RSF's Secret Financial Network

PHILIP OBAJI (Nigeria)
The Child Refugees ‘Sold’ Through Facebook 

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Contribution to Civil Rights

ANDREA BACKHAUS (Germany)
Dreams Live On Behind the Fence

ANKUSH KUMAR, BHAVYA DORE, SADAF AMAN, PETRA SORGE
(India/ Germany)
How Industry Bodies Are Using the NCPCR and UNICEF to Whitewash Accusations of Child Labour

ANNA LOUIE SUSSMAN (United States)
The Right to Family Life

GLORIA ARADI (Kenya)
A series of articles:
I'm Paying Sh. 20,000 for 58 Years for the Body of my Pre-Term Baby;
Help Me Bury My Mother Who Has Been in Morgue for Two Years;
Family Holds Emotional Memorial Service as Body of Son Is Detained at Gertrude's Hospital

JILL LANGLOIS (Canada/ Brazil)
In Brazil, Indigenous People Are Fighting to Keep Their Children

KEVIN DOUGLAS GRANT, LETICIA DUARTE, SOUMYA SHANKAR,
JUAN ARREDONDO, QUENTIN ARIES,  TRACY JARRETT
(US)
Democracy Undone: The Authoritarian's Playbook

LAURA-ANGELA BAGNETTO (France)
Cameroon's Anglophone Crisis, An Unravelling Catastrophe

MARÍA TERESA RONDEROS, JOSÉ GUARNIZO ÁLVAREZ, ALBERTO PRADILLA MAR, ALEJANDRA ELISA SAAVEDRA LÓPEZ, ALMUDENA TORAL,
MARTINA MARÍA DE LOS ÁNGELES MARISCAL PIOQUINTIO, CHRISTIAN LOCKA,
CHRISTIAN TRUJILLO GALLEGO, DEEPAK ADHIKARI,
EDUARDO CONTRERAS, MAYE PRIMERA, MÓNICA GONZÁLES ISLAS,
NATHAN JACCARD, RONNY ROJAS HIDALGO, SUCHIT CHÁVEZ, JUAN ARTURO GÓMEZ
(Colombia)
Migrants from Another World

OLEKSANDRA HORCHYNSKA (Ukraine)
Come When Murdered. The NV Survey on Domestic Violence

TABASSUM BARNAGARWALA (India)
The Margins of Mumbai: Living in Colony Adjoining 17 Industrial Units

VIOLETA ALEJANDRA SANTIAGO HERNANDEZ (Mexico)
Finding the Disappeared in Terror Camps 

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Excellence in Environmental Journalism

ADAM FEDERMAN (United States)
How Science Got Trampled in the Rush to Drill in the Arctic

BELINDA GOLDSMITH, CLAUDIO ACCHERI (United Kingdom/ Italy)
Flight to the Future: One Land's Quest to Defuse a Climate 'Timebomb'

CÉCILE SCHILIS-GALLEGO, MARION GUEGAN (France)
Dirty Secrets Echo on Three Continents

DORA EDELMIRA MONTERO CARVAJAL, ANDRÉS BERMUDEZ LIÉVANO,
TATIANA PARDO, MARÍA PAULA, MURCIA GINNA MORELO,
SARA CASTRILLEJO, HELENA CALLE, CÉSAR ROJAS, JEANNETH VALDIVIESO,
LISSET BOON, EZEQUIEL FERNÁNDEZ, JULIANA MORI,
ISABELA PONCE, VIENNA HERRERA, ALEXA VÉLEZ
(Colombia)
Land of Resistance

EDO KONRAD, BASMA FAHOUM, MATAN KAMINER (Israel)
From Heatwaves to 'Eco-apartheid': Climate Change in Israel-Palestine

EZARUKU DRAKU FRANKLIN (Uganda)
Pollution Takes Toll on Lake Victoria

JAMES BUTTON (Australia)
The Climate Interviews

KELECHUKWU IRUOMA, RUTH OLUROUNBI (Nigeria)
Silent killer: Oil Pollution Continues to Kill Nigerians in Delta Region

PAULA DUPRAZ-DOBIAS (Switzerland)
Why Switzerland Struggles with Dirty Gold: Tales from Peru

RAPHAEL TSAVKKO GARCIA (Belgium)
Brazil's Indigenous Communities Resist Bolsonaro

SHALINI SINGH (India)
Climate Change (When Yamuna’s ‘Dead Fish Will Be Fresher’; Big City, Small Farmers, and a Dying River)

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Outstanding Investigative Reporting 

FISAYO SOYOMBO (Nigeria)
Undercover Investigation on Nigeria's Criminal Justice System

FREDRICK MUGIRA, ANNIKA MCGINNIS, GEOFFREY KAMADI,
NADA ARAFAT, SAKER EL NOUR, AYELE ADDIS AMBELU, PAUL JIMBO,
DAVID MONODANGA, TRICIA GOVINDASAMY, CHRISPINE ODHIAMBO,
SAKINA SALEM, EMMA KISA, JACOPO OTTAVIANI
(Uganda)
Sucked Dry: Huge Swaths of Land Acquired by Foreign Investors in Africa's Nile River Basin Export Profits, Displace Communities

MAHMOUD EL-BAKOUR, ALI Al-IBRAHIM (Syria)
In Idlib, Children Are Cast into the Unknown

Reporter, The New Vision (Uganda)
Undercover as a Slave

OLATUNJI OLOLADE (Nigeria)
21st Century Slaves

ROHINI MOHAN (India)
‘Worse Than a Death Sentence’: Inside India’s Sham Trials That Could Strip Millions of Citizenship

VALERIA ROMÁN, MARGARET LÓPEZ,
DEBBIE PONCHNER, CARMINA DE LA LUZ
(Argentina)
Transgender in Latin America

XAVIER ALDEKOA MORALES MEDINA, ALFONS RODRÍGUEZ (Spain)
The Jungle of Kid Killers 

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If any violation of the submission rules is identified at any stage of the competition the Steering Committee has the right to disqualify such entries immediately.