“Prize for Freedom and Future of the Media 2013 of Leipzig goes to Rina Tongam”

Asif Mohiuddin, Bangladesh

”I was concerned whether I was going to live or not by 57 knifes thrusts.”
Rosa Yassin Hassan

Rosa Yassin Hassan, Syrien

”To provide evidence for what is happening in Syria. I want the world to know the truth.”

Ana Lilia Pérez, Mexiko
“For the first time going to bed without wearing my bulletproof vest!


28 years Hamburg Foundation for Politically Persecuted People

The Hamburg Foundation supports politically

persecuted people who, be­cause of advocating

democracy, freedom and human rights,

find them­selves in a dangerous, often life-threatening

situation in their native countries.