Radio Free Asia Wins Human Rights Press Award

Saluted for its reporting on forced abortions.
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Saluted for its reporting on forced abortions.

Radio Free Asia’s Cantonese service took top honors at Hong Kong’s 12th Annual Human Rights Press Awards.

It was saluted for its reporting on forced abortions that led to riots and an official investigation in the southwestern Chinese province of Guangxi.

Fung Pui Shan of RFA-Cantonese won in the category of Chinese-language radio broadcast. The prize was presented on March 29, and was given by Amnesty International Hong Kong, the Foreign Correspondents’ Club and the Hong Kong Journalists Association.


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