Lena Bjurström

Lena Bjurström was selected for the 2023 Shortlist with Sámi: the quest for ancestral skulls.

Lena Bjurström is a freelance reporter and a long-form writer, specialized in human rights issues. Her stories have been published by Les Jours, Le Monde Diplomatique, La Chronique d’Amnesty, France Culture, Justice Info and other French medias. Over the past decade, she developed a particular interest in international criminal justice, indigenous rights and climate issues. She co-founded the association Collectif Focus, where freelance reporters and documentary makers share ideas and projects.