Free Media Awards
Epress.am - Armenia
The news website Epress.am (Yerevan) reports regularly on protest campaigns and draws attention to doubtful practices on the part of the police force and the civil service, especially in the Caucasus region.
The news website focuses on human rights, and discloses mistakes in police investigations, corruption cases and abuses of power.
It also addresses cases of unsolved deaths of soldiers and torture perpetrated by government officials.
Epress.am was nominated by the Norwegian Helsinki Committee and the Human Rights House Foundation, Oslo.