Top UK Award Goes to Journalist Who Exposed Secrets of Afghanistan War

Congratulations to Gareth Porter
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The Martha Gellhorn Trust
Press Release
June 15, 2012

Gareth Porter, the Washington-based journalist, has won the prestigious Martha Gellhorn Prize for Journalism for 2012 for his investigation of US ‘killing strategy’ in Afghanistan, including the targeting of people through their mobile phones.

The judges said: ‘In a series of extraordinary articles, Gareth Porter has torn away the facades of the Obama administration and disclosed a military strategy that amounts to a war against civilians.’

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