Two Kashmiri journalists Syed Shahriyar and Shahid Tantray have won the Human Rights and Religious Freedom Journalism Awards (HRRFJA) for the year 2022.
Shahriyar received the award for the ‘Best Photo Story on Human Rights and Religious Freedom’. He was nominated alongside Shefali Rafiq, a Kashmiri multimedia journalist.
While Tantray won the award for the ‘Best Video Story on Human Rights and Religious Freedom’. He has shared the award with The News Minute’s Priyanka Thirumurthy.
The HRRFJ Awards are being organized by a Washington DC-based advocacy group named Indian American Muslim Council.