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16th Annual Human Rights Press Awards
Awards Presentation Luncheon
April 21, 2012
Transcription of Dr Robert Chung’s speech as the Guest Speaker
Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen:
Thank you for giving me this honour to say a few words on this very prestigious occasion. Let me first congratulate the organizers and recipients of this year’s awards. Your effort has helped to protect our universal values.
The following are the winners in the 16th Annual Human Rights Press Awards, co-organized by the Foreign Correspondents’ Club Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Journalists Association and Amnesty International Hong Kong. There were 226 entrants in the various categories. The prize winners in each category received engraved plaques, and the merit winners were given personalized certificates. Awards are given at the discretion of the judging panels and there may not be recipients in all categories.
21 April 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
16TH ANNUAL HUMAN RIGHTS PRESS AWARDS
INFORMATION ABOUT THE AWARDS
This is the 16th year that the founding organizations – the Foreign Correspondents’ Club, Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Journalists Association and Amnesty International Hong Kong – have joined to recognize outstanding reporting in the area of human rights.