News from jhr (journalists for human rights) A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Jul 08, 2014, 13:17 ET

Lisa LaFlamme and Masai Ujiri to co-chair Journalists for Human Rights' Night for Rights Gala

TORONTO, July 8, 2014 /CNW/ - Lisa LaFlamme, Chief Anchor and Senior Editor CTV News and Masai Ujiri, President and General Manager, Toronto...

Dec 10, 2013, 12:00 ET

On Human Rights Day, Journalists for Human Rights celebrates with new projects and partnerships

Canada's leading media development organization launches a new project in Jordan, contributes to an international reporting guide, and announces...

Oct 03, 2013, 11:00 ET

Journalists for Human Rights Recognizes Human Rights Reporting Around the World

At its annual gala, Canada's leading media development organization recognized journalists in Sierra Leone and Northern Ontario for their work on...

Sep 04, 2013, 12:17 ET

New report shows Aboriginal issues receive less than half of 1% of Ontario media coverage

Media monitoring report by Journalists for Human Rights examines Ontario media's coverage of Aboriginal people, culture, and issues. TORONTO,...

Aug 27, 2013, 08:30 ET

Journalists for Human Rights Spearheads Data Journalism in Ghana

Canada's leading media development charity kick-starts multi-platform data journalism project TORONTO, Aug. 27, 2013 /CNW/ - On Friday, July...

Aug 16, 2013, 12:12 ET

New Prize Honouring Canadian Media Outlets for Excellence in Human Rights Journalism

Journalists for Human Rights to recognize Canadian media organizations or teams human rights coverage. TORONTO, Aug. 16, 2013 /CNW/ -...

Jun 21, 2013, 13:03 ET

Aboriginal Media Development Project Wins Innovation Award

TORONTO, June 21, 2013 /CNW/ - The ground-breaking Northern Ontario Initiative, a project by the Wawatay Native Communications Society and...

May 24, 2013, 08:45 ET

Lisa LaFlamme joins Journalists for Human Rights as Expert Media Mentor in DR Congo

Top Canadian journalist and news anchor to mentor local reporters on gender-related security issues, investigative skills and human rights...

May 15, 2013, 11:37 ET

Journalists for Human Rights launches media project in Northern Ontario

TORONTO, May 15, 2013 /CNW/ - Today, Canada's leading media development organization, Journalists for Human Rights, launches the Northern Ontario...

Dec 18, 2012, 12:14 ET

Journalists for Human Rights Live - Blogging from DRCongo

Local reporters in war-torn Eastern provinces gain international platform TORONTO, Dec. 18, 2012 /CNW/ - Journalists for Human Rights (JHR) has...

Oct 09, 2012, 12:15 ET

Upcoming Elections in Sierra Leone

TORONTO, Oct. 9, 2012 /CNW/ - On November 17th, 2012 Sierra Leone will hold the third democratic election since the end of its...

Oct 03, 2012, 12:26 ET

Journalists for Human Rights launches campaign to keep Sierra Leone's elections free and fair.

Canada's leading media development organization kicks off an online drive to fund training for journalists on the elections beat in Sierra...

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