Pakistani journalist Zubeida Mustafa gets IWMF lifetime achievement award

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Each year, the US-based International Women’s Media Foundation honours women journalists who have shown extraordinary strength of character and integrity while reporting the news under dangerous or difficult circumstances. This year the Lifetime Achievement Award goes to pioneering Pakistani journalist, Zubeida Mustafa. The 2012 Courage in Journalism awardees are Reeyot Alemu of Ethiopia, Asmaa al-Ghoul based in Gaza, and Khadija Ismayilova of Azerbaijan

More information at: IWMF’s 2012 awards (IWMF Website, May 2012)

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