Oslobodjenje's Achievements Over the Years
Oslobodjenje is a newspaper that was founded in 1943 as an anti-Nazi newspaper in a makeshift newsroom located inside a bomb shelter destroyed in the Bosnian war. Since that time, Oslobodjenje has earned many prestigious awards and achievements that helped to shape the reputation of the newspaper as a whole. What makes these achievements so notable is the fact that so many staff members have died over the years while trying to protect their right make this newspaper great.
Achievements and awards
The first notable achievement of Oslobodjenje was in 1989, when the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia gave Oslobodjenje the prestigious Paper of the Year award. The newspaper received this same award again in 1993, this time from BBC and Granada TV in Great Britain. That same year, Oslobodjenje received several more awards from around the world, such as the Oscar Romero Award and the Nieman Foundation's Louis M. Lyons Award for conscience and integrity in journalism from the United States, the Achievements in Journalism Award from Rome and the Andrei Sakharov Award for Human Rights from France. These achievements compose the portfolio of achievements that Oslobodjenje has received and enlighten people to why this newspaper is a treasured part of history.
Since the founding of Oslobodjenje, this newspaper has provided the voice for those who could not speak. Many Bosnian locals and people affected by the Nazis can appreciate all the hard work of this newspaper. Even to this day, Oslobodjenje is a newspaper worth remembering in nations all around the world.