It is with great pleasure that we welcome the following Jury Award winners to the ceremony in Bonn, Germany:
Several of the BOBs 2011 winners provided videos to show during the ceremony. Videos will be posted here after the ceremony. You can read live tweets from the award ceremony by following @dw_thebobs
The Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum (20-23 June 2011) is an international conference that provides media experts from around the world with the opportunity to meet with scientists, policy makers and representatives from non-governmental organizations. The theme of this year's forum is "Human rights and globalization — challenges to the media."
BOBs winners Mohamed Ibrahim of "We are all Khaled Said" and Ahmed Zidan of "Migrant Rights in the Middle East" will take part in a panel
on Wednesday (23 June 2011) discussing the role and effectiveness of social media in recent uprisings in the Middle East. Other panel members include Markus Beckedahl
of Germany's Netzpolitik.org, Altaf Ullah Khan
of Leipzig University, and Naveen Naqvi
, a Pakistani journalist and blogger.