Rohini Mohan wins humanitarian reporting award

Last Updated: Fri, Oct 12, 2012 11:30 hrs

New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The first prize for the best print media article on humanitarian issues was Friday won by Rohini Mohan, a contributor to The Caravan magazine, the ICRC said Friday.

Ramachandrareddy Patil of The Week magazine took the second prize while Supriya Sharma of The Times of India and Soma Basu of The Statesman shared the third prize.

"Reporting on conflict casualties is by no means a matter of headcounts; it is about human beings, their lives and human suffering," said Mary Werntz of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) here.

The winning articles were chosen from 45 published reports short-listed from nearly 80 entries.

The awards, which have now been bestowed for five years running, were instituted by the ICRC and the Press Institute of India.

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