Current guests 2015
May 3, 2015 – World Press Freedom Day: The Foundation guests remember their murdered colleagues in Libya and Egypt
Ananya Azad, Bangladesh
advocates democratic reforms and fights intolerance as well as religious fundamentalismPress Release Ananya Azad
Visar Duriqi, Kosovo
Since August 2014, Visar Duriqi has been receiving death threats – primarily via the social media platform Facebook. Press Release Visar Duriqi 2015
Kamal Khan, Pakistan
„Finally safe! Because of repeated death threats I had to change my place of residence six times.” . Press Release
Farida Nekzad, Afghanistan is a journalist and chief editor of the news agency „Wakht“ (Time). Due to her critical reports on national politics and local customs in Afghanistan, she has been a permanent target of extremist groups.
Our former guest Sihem Bensedrine, chief editor of the online newspaper Kalima and founding member of the oppositional radio station Kalima, has been appointed „President of the Truth Commission in Tunisia“.
29 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.