Rana Ayyub wins Global Shining Light Award for ‘Gujarat Files Anatomy of a Coverup’ Current Affairs 

Rana Ayyub received Citation of Excellence in Global Shining Light Award for ‘Gujarat Files: Anatomy of a Coverup’

Johannesburg: Rana Ayyub, an Indian journalist and writer received Citation of Excellence in the 2017 edition of the Global Shining Light Award for the brave and fearless reportage in her book, Gujarat Files: Anatomy of a Coverup. The Award is bestowed every two years for the ‘extraordinary investigative projects from around the world’ and ‘honors investigative journalism in developing or transitioning countries, done under threat, duress or under dire conditions’. Rana received this award of excellence for her undercover investigation revealing state’s top officials’ complicity during the 2002 Gujarat Riots…

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