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Celebrate the courage and creativity of some of the world’s greatest journalists, artists, campaigners and digital activists


for artists and arts producers whose work challenges repression and injustice and celebrates artistic free expression


for activists and campaigners who have had a marked impact in fighting censorship and promoting freedom of expression

Digital Activism

for innovative uses of technology to circumvent censorship and enable free and independent exchange of information


for courageous, high impact and determined journalism that exposes censorship and threats to free expression

Nominations for the 2017 Freedom of Expression Awards have now closed.

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