International Reporting of the Year award for Phoenix Media Co-operative

As a member of the Independent Media Association, Phoenix Media Co-operative won “International Reporting of the Year” at the 2022 Independent Media Awards.

Here’s a look back at some of the best international reporting during our first year of existence.

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5 prominent stories


In 2021, Israel once again attacked Gaza. And we sought to amplify voices opposing the ongoing aggression of the Israeli regime.


People in Colombia, meanwhile, rose up against injustice and inequality. But state forces met mass protests with brutal repression. We spoke to people on the ground to help spread their message of resistance.


We also looked at how people have used culture to speak out against unjust social and political orders in Asia.

The Western arms trade

Opposing the arms trade – a business of mass destruction – is very close to our hearts.


After Russia’s 2022 invasion of Ukraine, we spoke to civilians in affected countries to share their thoughts.

Other stories

For some more international stories, please check out the following:


We also suggest a look at our in-depth pieces covering a range of important topics from different regions around the world:


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