Journalist Gulchehra Hoja on the ‘Incredibly High Price’ of Reporting on China’s Uyghur Oppression | PRO Video

Hoja and Syrian reporter Yakeen Bido discuss the personal and professional risks that come with reporting on global atrocities — and why they have to persist

Syrian journalist Yakeen Bido and Uyghur American journalist Gulchehra Hoja, two recipients of the 2020 International Women’s Media Foundation Courage in Journalism Award, joined TheWrap’s Power Women Summit Thursday to discuss the personal and professional risks they take reporting on atrocities carried out by repressive authoritarian states.

The discussion, “Journalists on the Front Lines,” was introduced by IWMF executive director Elise Lees Muñoz and moderated by Nima Elbagir, CNN senior international correspondent and a past IWMF Courage award recipient.

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Lindsey Ellefson

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