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2020 (2)

Enter the 25th annual Rory Peck Awards

The Rory Peck Awards 2020 are NOW OPEN for entries!

Charlottesville: Race and Terror

Call for the protection of the rights of the press

RPT joins over 70 organisations in a call for the protection of the rights of the press


Join the fight and speak out against racism

Black voices matter. Black journalists matter. Black lives matter. 

Our impact

Launch of our website in 5 more languages

Our website is now available in six languages, making it more accessible to freelance journalists around the world.

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Emergency Appeal for Journalism and Media Support

RPT signs the Emergency Appeal for Journalism and Media Support.

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Launch of the Annual Report for the Council of Europe Platform

‘Attacks on media in Europe must not become a new normal’, report says.

Here to help

Announcing the COVID-19 Hardship Fund for freelancers

Are you struggling due to COVID-19? The Rory Peck Trust is here for you!

Image: Al Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein

Call for imprisoned journalists to be freed as COVID-19 puts lives at risk

Concerns grow for unjustly detained journalists in prisons worldwide.

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Help us to help you during COVID-19 – complete our survey!

How can we best help freelance journalists worldwide at this time?


BLOG: Shooting in Cuba with the Buena Vista Social Club Generation of Revolutionary Filmmakers

The first part of a blog series by Rory Peck Award-winner, Rodrigo Vázquez.

Clockwise from top left: Jamal Khashoggi (killed in 2018), Marie Colvin (killed in 2012), Ahmad Shah (killed in 2018), Rory Peck (killed in 1995), Daphne Caruana Galizia (killed in 2017), Maharram Durrani (killed in 2018), Christopher Allen (killed in 2017), and Lyra McKee (killed in 2019).

BLOG: When a journalist is killed …

What happens when a journalist is killed? A guest blog by former broadcast journalist and Professor of Political Journalism at the University of Sussex, Ivor Gaber.

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