Three ACJ alumni win prestigious journalism awards

Three ACJ alumni win Fetisov Journalism Awards

ACJ alumni Rohini Mohan, Sadaf Aman, and Ushinor Majumdar have won the Fetisov Journalism Awards under different categories among three hundred stories from 77 countries.

Rohini Mohan, an independent journalist, won the first prize under the “Outstanding Investigative Reporting” category for her story “Worse Than a Death Sentence” – a report on the plight of people left out in the NRC in Assam.

Sadaf Aman, freelance journalist based in Hyderabad, was part of a team of five journalists that won the 2nd prize under the “Contribution to Civil Rights” category for its investigative report “How industry bodies are using the NCPCR and UNICEF to whitewash accusations of child labour.”

Ushinor Majumdar, along with 14 international journalists, won the 1st prize under the “Contribution to Civil Rights” category for a collaborative cross-border investigation “Migrants from Another World.”

The Fetisov Journalism Awards describes are given “to promote universal human values such as honesty, justice, courage and nobility through the example of outstanding journalists from all over the world.” One of its goals is to promote contemporary journalism as a unique profession that contributes to transforming the lives of individuals, communities and the world as a whole. The second annual ceremony was held on April 22, 2021 in Zurich and several participants joined online.

Official press release of the second annual Fetisov Journalism Awards –