‘Faisla Awam Ka’ host Asma Sherazi has been awarded the International Peter Mackler Award for courageous and ethical journalism.
Asma Sherazi was given this award for her unbiased and prompt reporting of 2006 Israel Lebanon War, Taliban violence on the Pakistan-Afghanistan border in 2009 and General Parvez Musharraf’s 2007 state of emergency.
Camille Mackler, Project Director for the Peter Mackler Award said,
” We are thrilled to recognize the courage and dedication to journalistic ethics that Shirazi has displayed every day of her career.”
She further added that the courageous journalist has taken great risk and faced death threats but did not sway from her mission of telling people the truth.
Asma Sherazi is the second female journalist to be given this prestigious award since its creation in 2008. It was earlier given to Houduran Radio News Editor Karla Rivas in 2011.
Asma Sherazi Wins International Journalism Award