THE 21st ANNUAL HUMAN RIGHTS PRESS AWARDS 2016 [Extension deadline for Student Categories]


  • Please submit your entry with the Online Entry Form
  • Entry deadline: February 24th, 2017, 11:59PM (HKT)
  • Please note the entry deadline is final. The system will automatically prevent entry submission after the deadline.



For Tertiary Educational Institute students

  • English Print / Text –  Chinese Print / Text
  • English Broadcast / Radio –  Chinese Broadcast / Radio

For Secondary School Students

  • English Print / Text –  Chinese Print / Text


Entrants must be:

  • (tertiary) Students currently enrolled at tertiary educational institutions in Hong Kong, as of 31 January 2017. Sub-degree, undergraduate and graduate students are welcome.
  • (secondary) Students currently enrolled in any secondary school in Hong Kong, as of 31 January 2017. International school students are also welcome.

Works must be

  • For Print/Text: News articles and features published in either a student or professional publication, either online or offline, are eligible. while commentary article / essay article/personal blogs/ unpublished manuscripts would not be accepted
  • For Broadcast/Radio: Broadcasts need to come from either professional or campus media channel, either online or offline.
  • Online works must have appeared on sites linked to professional or campus media. We will not accept self-published works seen only on Facebook, YouTube, Vimeo or other social media.
  • Published in either English- or Chinese-language media.
  • Published from 1 January, 2016 to 31 December, 2016.
  • Related to human rights and MUST address one aspect of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.  You may refer to the past winning works on
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