PUCL Bulletin, April 2002

Twenty-First PUCL 'Journalism for Human Rights' Award Result

See also, The function

The Citation

Acceptance Speech by Rani George

Special Mention - Reji Joseph

Acceptance Speech by Reji Joseph

Thanks to Donors

Dr. Y.P. Chhibbar, General Secretary, PUCL has issued the following statement:
Twenty-First PUCL 'Journalism for Human Rights' Award goes to RANI GEORGE of Malayala Manorama.

"The Jury of the Twenty-First PUCL 'Journalism for Human Rights' Award has named Ms. Rani George of Kollam, Kerala as the winner for the award for year 2001.

"Ms. Rani George is a Sub-Editor with Malayala Manorama. She will receive Rs. 20,000/-, a Plaque, and a Citation.

"The Jury has also named Shri Reji Joseph of Kottayam to receive a Special Mention. He will receive Rs. 5000/- and a Special Mention. Reji Joseph works with Rashtra Deepika.

"The function will be held at Mangalore on March 23, 2002. The Award will be presented by (Justice) S. M. Daud (Rtd.) of Bombay High Court.

"In the same function (Justice) Zakeria Yacoob of South Africa will deliver the Twenty-Second JP Memorial Lecture." -- Y.P. Chhibbar, Ph.D., General Secretary, February 26, 2002