WELCOME

Current guests 2015
May 3, 2015 – World Press Freedom Day: The Foundation guests remember their murdered colleagues in Libya and Egypt

World Press Freedom Day 2015

Ananya Azad, Bangladesh advocates democratic reforms and fights intolerance as well as religious fundamentalism
Press Release Ananya Azad
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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
Salah Zater, Libya „I have been on the run for so long! Now, I can finally catch my breath!“
Press Release
Receiving the Media Journalism Award by the BBC on Feb 4, 2015 in Brussels
“We will kill you” (www.spiegel.de)
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.

Former guests

Tongam Rina wins the award   “Indian of the Year” 2015
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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.