Amnesty Award Dan Bell, Iain Overton, Stuart Griffiths and Charlie Mole

TBIJ takes the Amnesty award for the second year running

The Bureau of Investigative Journalism has won the Amnesty International digital media award for the second year running.

Dan Bell, Iain Overton, Stuart Griffiths, Charlie Mole, Rachel Oldroyd and Angus Stickler from the Bureau, a not for profit based at City University, won the accolade for Deaths in Custody: A Case to Answer.

The awards, which took place last night, saw Sunday Times journalist Marie Colvin win a posthumous award for her reporting from Syria, where she was killed in February.

The ceremony included a special video tribute message from Marie Colvin's mother.

Awards, which "recognise excellence in human rights reporting and acknowledge journalism’s significant contribution to the public’s awareness and understanding of human rights issues", also went to Channel 4/ITN Productions, BBC Newsnight, Al Jazeera and ITV London/ITN.

List of winners taken from an Amnesty release:

ITN Productions for Channel 4 (Callum Macrae, Chris Shaw, Jon Snow) - Sri Lanka’s Killing Fields

Digital media
Bureau of Investigative Journalism (Dan Bell, Iain Overton, Stuart Griffiths, Charlie Mole, Rachel Oldroyd, Angus Stickler) - Deaths in Custody: A Case to Answer

Gaby Rado Memorial Award

“Mani”, Channel 4 News - Horror in Homs

International television and radio
Al Jazeera (May Ying Welsh, Jon Blair) - Bahrain: Shouting in the Dark

Magazines - consumer
Vanessa Baird, New Internationalist - Nature’s Defenders

Magazines - newspaper supplements

Will Storr, Observer Magazine - The Rape of Men

National newspapers
Marie Colvin, Sunday Times - We Live in Fear of a Massacre

Nations and regions

ITN for ITV London Tonight (Ronke Phillips, Faye Nickolds) - Torso in the Thames

Mary Turner, Times - A Place to Stay - Dale Farm


BBC Radio 5 Live Victoria Derbyshire in Guantánamo Bay (Louisa Compton, Victoria Derbyshire, Rob Halon)

Student award
Amy Mackinnon, Glasgow Guardian - The Curious Case of John Oguchuckwu

Television news

BBC Newsnight (Amanda Gunn, Sue Lloyd Roberts) - Undercover in Homs

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