2011 Amnesty International Award for Human Rights Programme

The Amnesty International Award for Human Rights Programme is for a radio or television feature on any area of Human Rights with a particular emphasis on the importance of Economic, Social and Cultural rights. The programme must be challenging, have high production value, be engaging for a wide audience, and is likely to have made an impact on the public debate and/or policy.


Assignment – Guinea on the Brink
Mark Doyle, Reporter; Ed Butler, Producer; Bridget Harney, Editor
BBC World Service

The judges said: “This is a very powerful programme, radio documentary at its best. Guinea on the Brink makes an important contribution to the fight for human rights because it brings this issue to the attention of the millions around the world who listen to the BBC World Service.”


Echoes of Srebrenica
Kristina Kukolja, Producer
SBS (Australia)

MSM: Between the Rock and the Hard Place
Michael Ilesanmi, News Producer; Kolade Emmanuel, Studio Manager
Voice of Nigeria

This award is sponsored by Amnesty International.