Shortlist

Outstanding Contribution to Peace
Ahmed Eid Ashowr, Sameh Ellaboody, Maher Salem Arhoumah
(Egypt/Italy)
Greek Captagon Bust Leads to a Criminal Gang and the Port at the Heart of Syria’s Booming New Drug Trade
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Alfred Olufemi
(Nigeria)
Horrors on the Plateau: Inside Nigeria’s Farmer-Herder Conflict
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Auqib Javeed
(India)
As Courts Grant Bail, J&K Govt Uses 43-Year-Old Preventive Detention Law to Keep Hundreds in Jail
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Evelyn Schalk
(Austria)
Night Falls on Austria for Afghan Astronomer. Chronology of a Broken Promise
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Jack Losh
(United Kingdom)
The School
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Nidzara Ahmetasevic
(Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Real-life Heroines
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Qazi Shibli
(India)
How Retribution Increases Trauma of Families of Kashmiri Militants, Boosts Alienation
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Safina Nabi
(India)
How Kashmir’s Half-Widows Are Denied Their Basic Property Rights
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Sanskrita Bharadwaj
(India)
Assam's Hasina Bhanu Won A 20-Year Legal Battle To Prove She Was Indian. It Came At A Cost
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Contribution to Civil Rights
Daneel Knoetze
(South Africa)
Series: Above the Law
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Elena Ledda
(Spain)
In Barcelona, A Group of Roma People Is Fighting Against Poor Representation in Universities
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Fabiola Torres, Rosa Laura, Rocío Romero, Lucero Ascarza, Melina Ccoillo, Juan Francisco Ugarte, Stefanie Pareja, Iván Herrera, Omar Lucas, Liz Tasa, Jason Martinez, José Luis Huacles
(Peru)
Series: It Was Their Turn, It Could've Been You; The Officers Who Gave the Order; In the Name of the Brother; 14N: The Endless Night
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Kareem Chehayeb, Karim Merhej, Christina Cavalcanti
(Lebanon)
"And What Would You Like Me to Do About It?”: How the Lebanese Government Disabled Hundreds of People — and Then Left Them to Pay for Its Crime
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Klaas van Dijken, Steffen Lüdke, Nicole Vogele, Lamia Sabic, Bashar Deeb, Jack Sapoch, Giorgos Christides, Andrei Popoviciu, Phevos Simeonidis, Alexander Epp
(Netherlands/ Germany)
Europe's Violent Shadow Army Unmasked
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Maria Delaney, Michelle Hennessy, Cormac Fitzgerald
(Ireland)
Tough Start Series
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Olga Loginova, Ottavia Spaggiari
(USA/Italy)
Walking Reminders of Atrocities.' Survivors of State Brutality in Belarus Share Their Stories
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Peter Guest
(United Kingdom)
Series: In the Dark — Seven years, 60 countries, 935 internet shutdowns: How authoritarian regimes found an off switch for dissent; Exposed documents reveal how the powerful clean up their digital past using a reputation laundering firm; “It’s like being under siege”: How DDoS became a censorship tool
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Salahelden Ibrahim Ali Moursi Laban, Ahmed Saied Hassanein
(Egypt)
When Suffering Has a Child's Face: Unaccompanied Minor Refugees Slipping Through the Cracks
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Steve Boggan
(United Kingdom)
Slave Trade: On the Front Line
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Taras Zozulinskyy
(Ukraine)
Concentration Camp of Bakhmut Detention Center and Hell of Sinelnykove Zone
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Outstanding Investigative Reporting
Asaad Al-Zalzalee
(Iraq)
Christian Real Estate in Iraq... Organized Appropriation by Forgery and Force of Arms
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Fabio Teixeira, Emily Costa
(Brazil)
Welcome to Brazil? Venezuelan Workers Exploited Under Aid Program
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Florian Guckelsberger, Manuel Daubenberger
(Germany)
The Business with Bloody Cotton
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Isabella Cota, Adam Williams
(Mexico/ USA)
Series: The Unknown Winners of Mexico’s Energy Reform; Mexico’s Electricity Commission Turns to US Court in Battle Versus WhiteWater Midstream
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Juan Pablo Barrientos, Luis Bonza Ramírez, Angélica Penagos, Camila Santafé Pérez, Jose Alejandro Castaño Hoyos, Iván Ruiz, Jhasua Razo
(Colombia)
The List That the Church of Medellín Kept Hidden: The Priests Denounced for Pederasty and Sexual Abuse
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Kennia Velazquez, Elizabeth Rosales, Juan José López Plascencia, Nicolás Temachtiani Aranda Alvares, Miguel Angel Cabrera Cervantes,  Emilio Jiménez Velázquez
(Mexico)
Coca Cola’s Tokens. Tactics to Influence Public Health Policies
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Kumar Sambhav, Nayantara Ranganathan, Shreegireesh Jalihal
(India)
Series on BJP's Campaigns on Facebook
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Excellence in Environmental Journalism
Alexa E. Vélez Zuazo, Pilar Puentes Espinosa; María Isabel Torres; Antonio Paz, Vanessa Romo, Gabriela Quevedo, Yvette Sierra, Gloria Alvitres, Enrique Vera; Cristina Fernández, Dalia Medina, Richard Romero, Catalina Sanabria, Diego Cazar Baquero, Ana Cristina Alvarado, David Tarazona, Andrea Rincón, Angie Garay, Valeria Báez, Nicolás Sánchez, Nelfi Fernández Reyes, Iván Paredes, Juan Julca, Rocío Arias, Daniel Gómez, Carlos Mazabanda, Eduardo Mota García, Christian Ugarte
(Peru/ Colombia)
Stained by Oil (Series)
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Colin Daileda
(India)
Storm Catchers
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Eman Mounir
(Egypt)
Series: Ghost Towns in Egypt: Fish Farmers Leave Their Homes After Climate and Pollution Impacts; A Handful of Factories Polluted This Egyptian Town with Toxic Chemicals
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Ini Ekott
(Nigeria)
Inside Nigeria’s Shocking Wildlife Crimes and How Culprits Escape Justice
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Jill Langlois
(Brazil)
For the Kayapó, a Long Battle to Save Their Amazon Homeland
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Joana Moncau, Elpida Nikou, Beka Munduruku, Rilcelia Munduruku, Aldira Munduruku
(Brazil/ Greece)
To Fight Invaders, Munduruku Women Wield Drone Cameras and Cellphones
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John Cannon
(USA)
The Congo Basin Peatlands
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Lois Parshley
(USA)
Cold War, Hot Mess
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Ruth Maclean, Caleb Kabanda
(Senegal)
What Do the Protectors of Congo’s Peatlands Get in Return?
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Vaishnavi Chandrashekhar
(India)
Climate Change Is Stretching Mumbai to Its Limit
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