NEWS
Journalism 2015
02 Mar 2015
BY INDEX ON CENSORSHIP

Journalism22015 Freedom of Expression Arts Journalism-winner Safa Al Ahmad has spent the last three years covertly filming a mass uprising in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province that had, until her film, gone largely unreported.

The ensuing documentary, Saudi’s Secret Uprising, drew widespread attention to a story that would otherwise have been lost to a media blackout.

“Winning the award has brought more exposure – both for credible investigative journalism from Saudi Arabia, and for my work.”

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