The Bayeux Award is working alongside Reporters Without Borders for the immediate release of journalist Mortaza Behboudi, who
has been unduly imprisoned in the Afghan capital since 7 January. Winner of the Bayeux Award in 2022 with Dorothée Ollieric and
Nicolas Auer, Mortaza Behboudi came on stage to talk about the situation in Afghanistan and especially about his work as a journalist
in the field.
The annual Reporters Without Borders report on abuses against journalists worldwide registered a record of 533 journalists in
detention in 2022.