Nominees 2020


Award 2020 Nominees

‘I’ve seen death in this city, but nothing as sad as this’: how a ferry disaster exposed the corruption devastating Iraq

— by Ghaith Abdul-Ahad, published by The Guardian, United Kingdom

The Bangladeshi shopkeepers who took on Sicily’s Cosa Nostra mafia

— by Ismail Einashe, published by The Sunday Times, United Kingdom

The Uyghur women fighting China’s surveillance state

— by Isobel Cockerell, published by Coda Story, Georgia

“Living hurts”: Doom and Gloom on a ‘Dry Day’ in Loyev

— by Aleksey Karpeka, published by European Radio for Belarus, Belarus


— by Rémy Ourdan, published by Le Monde, France

Inger’s Last Wish

— by Merete Skogrand, Photography by Agnete Brun, published by Dagbladet Magasinet, Norway

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Europol’s Child Abuse Image Geolocated In Ukraine: A Forgotten Story Hidden Behind A Landscape

— by Carlos Gonzales, Daniel Romein, Timmi Allen and “Bo”, published by Bellingcat, International

How DoR organized an all-team pop-up newsroom in Transylvania

— by DoR (Decât o Revistă), published by Decât o Revistă, Romania

BORN FREE – Mandela’s Generation of Hope

— by Ilvy Njiokiktjien, Henrik Kastenkov, Reinier van den Bos, Michiel Hazebroek, Thomas Knijff, Hens Zimmerman, published by Ilvy Njiokiktjien, The Netherlands

The Millions Who Left

— by Christian Bangel, Paul Blickle, Elena Erdmann, Philip Faigle, Andreas Loos, Julian Stahnke, Julius Tröger, Sascha Venohr, published by ZEIT ONLINE, Germany

Projekt Spięcie

— by Sławomir Blichiewicz, Jędrzej Malko, Karolina Olejak, Szymon Rębowski, Lukasz Pawłowski, Stefan Sękowski, published by Krytyka Polityczna, Magazyn Kontakt, Klub Jagielloński, Nowa Konfederacja, Kultura Liberalna, Poland

Stonewall 50+

— by Hugo Greenhalgh, Nicky Milne, published by Thomson Reuters Foundation, International

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“I hung there trussed up like a broiler”: Prisoners of a penal colony in Petrozavodsk tell of torture and the chief who ‘likes to beat people’

— by Alla Konstantinova, published by Mediazona, Current Time TV, and others, Russia

Roland Berger’s self-deception: The star consultant, his Nazi father and the guilt of German industry

— by Sönke Iwersen, Andrea Rexer, Marina Cveljo, Hans-Peter Siebenhaar, Isabelle Wermke, Thomas Tuma, published by Handelsblatt, Germany

Master and Chef

— by Roman Badanin, Olga Churakova, Mikhail Rubin, Michael Weiss, Pierre Vaux, published by Proekt, The Daily Beast, Russia

WWF’s Secret War

— by Tom Warren, Katie J.M. Baker, published by BuzzFeed News, United Kingdom

100 Days in Europe

— by Francesco Battistini, published by Corriere della Sera, Italy

Trigger Warning

— by Annemarte Moland, Even Kjølleberg, Ruben Solvang, published by NRK, Norway

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Addio pomodori: What will we lose in the climate crisis?

— by Katarzyna Boni, published by Pismo Magazyn, Poland

How We Stopped Being Comrades

— by Beata Balogová, published by SME, Slovakia

How the news took over reality

— by Oliver Burkeman, published by The Guardian, United Kingdom

More goals, finer ankles

— by Andreea Giuclea, published by Decât o Revistă, Romania

The Curse of Poverty

— by Alexey Polikovskiy, published by Novaya Gazeta, Russia

The Ham of Fate

— by Fintan O'Toole, published by The New York Review of Books, El País, USA, Spain