Previous Laureates

List of previous winners of UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize :
2021 - Maria Ressa (Philippines)
2020 - Jineth Bedoya Lima (Colombia)
2019 - Kyaw Soe Oo and Wa Lone (Myanmar)
2018 - Mahmoud Abu Zeid (Egypt)
2017 - Dawit Isaak (Eritrea)
2016 - Khadija Ismayilova (Azerbaijan)
2015 - Mazen Darwish (Syria)
2014 - Ahmet Şik (Turkey)
2013 - Reeyot Alemu (Ethiopian)
2012 - Eynulla Fatullayev (Azerbaijan)
2011 - Ahmad Zeidabadi (Iran)
2010 - Mónica González Mujica (Chile)
2009 - Lasantha Wickrematunge (Sri Lanka)
2008 - Lydia Cacho Ribeiro (Mexico)
2007 - Anna Politkovskaya (Russian Federation)
2006 - May Chidiac (Lebanon)
2005 - Cheng Yizhong (China)
2004 - Raúl Rivero (Cuba)
2003 - Amira Hass (Israel)
2002 - Geoffrey Nyarota (Zimbabwe)
2001 - U Win Tin (Myanmar)
2000 - Nizar Nayyouf (Syria)
1999 - Jesus Blancornelas (Mexico)
1998 - Christina Anyanwu (Nigeria)
1997 - Gao Yu (China)