Awards

2008

“Outstanding Achievement Award” by AASSSG (USA, April 2008)


2007

“Freedom to Publish Special Prize” by International Publishers Association (IPA)
(South Africa, June 2007)

The Prize of Armenian Presidency
(Armenia, June 2007)

“2007 Freedom of Press Award” by Turkish Journalists Associationgency (TJA), (along with Publisher Ragip Zarakolu and Lawyer Gulcin Cayligil)
(Turkey, July 2007)

Vahan Tekeyan Cultural Association Award
(Armenia, Oct 2007)

“Man of the Year” Award by The Knights of Vartan, Inc.
(USA, Nov 2007)

“2007 Distinguished Humanitarian Award” by Armenian Assembly of America
(USA, Nov 2007)

“Festival Special Prize” by Yılmaz Güney Festival
(Germany, Nov 2007)

“In Memoriam” International Press Award by International Spanish Press Federation
(Spain, Nov 2007)

“Hermann-Kesten Medal” by International PEN Writers Association (to Hrant Dink and Agos Newspaper)
(Germany, Nov 2007)

“The Special Prize of the Jury” by ATIK-YDG’s 17th Youth Culture and Arts Festival
(Germany, Nov 2007)

“Human Rights Award” by PAN Austria
(Austria, Dec 2007)

“World Press Freedom Hero” Award by IPI
(Austria, Dec 2007)


2006

“Henri Nannen Freedom of Thought and Brave Press Award” dedicated to Henri Nanen, the Founder of German Stern Magazine
(Germany, May 2006)

“Pen Freedom of Expression Award” by Dutch International Aid Organization Oxfam Novib
(Holland, Nov 2006)

“Björnson Human Rights Award”
(Norway, Nov 2006)


2005

“Ayşe Nur Zarakolu Freedom of Thought and Expression Award” by Human Rights Association
(Turkey, Jan 2005)