Pulitzer Prize honors Russian opponent Kara-Mourza and coverage of the Gaza war

Pulitzer Prize honors Russian opponent Kara-Mourza and coverage of the Gaza war
Pulitzer Prize honors Russian opponent Kara-Mourza and coverage of the Gaza war

The 2024 edition of the Pulitzer Prizes honored imprisoned Russian opposition leader Vladimir Kara-Mourza “for his impassioned articles written at the risk of his life from his prison cell”. Several awards were also given for coverage of the war in Gaza by major media outlets.

The war in Gaza was at the heart of the various Pulitzer Prizes awarded on Monday May 6. These annual American press and literature awards awarded a special mention to journalists covering the conflict between Israel and Hamas.

The New York Times won a Pulitzer Prize for international journalism “for its extensive and revealing coverage of the lethal Hamas attack in southern Israel on October 7” as well as for its coverage “of the forces’ radical and deadly response Israeli armies.

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The Reuters news agency won an award in the news photography category for its “raw and immediate” coverage of the October 7 attack and Israel’s retaliation. And a special mention was made to recognize “the journalists and media employees who cover the war in Gaza”.

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