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UNESCO award for Dawit Isaak 'sign of hope' to free imprisoned Eritrean journalist

An imprisoned Eritrean-Swedish journalist who was arrested in a crackdown on the media in September 2001 and was known for his critical and insightful reporting has been chosen to receive a prestigious United Nations prize dedicated to promoting press freedom.

'Radio provides accessible, real-time medium to bridge divides,' UNESCO says on World Day

Radio has never been so dynamic, engaging and important in the midst of deep change in ways to share and access information, the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) said today, World Radio Day.