Champions | Episode 1 – Elena Milashina

Champions of Media Freedom is a video series that showcases those who continually strive for free speech, human rights, and the freedom of press despite facing political and legal barriers. The Champions, spread across geographies, are from varied fields such as Journalism, Law, and Technology. Yet, the one common thread that binds them all is their indefatigable vision to speak truth to power. The series includes profiles of Elena Milashina, Amal Clooney, Maria Ressa, Edward Snowden, Patrícia Campos Mello, Julian Assange, Pratik Sinha, Fahad Shah, Shahidul Alam, among others.

Also read:

Despite Too Many Threats to Count, Russian Reporter Elena Milashina Won’t Quit

In Chechnya, Message to Press Is Clear: Journalists Are Not Welcome or Safe

“Sometimes I get threats and we just have to deal with it”

Watch the next episode in the Champions series:

Champions | Episode 2 – Shahidul Alam