Monika Stefanek (1978) is a Polish journalist. After studying Polish Philology, Journalism and Marketing at Szczecin University, she worked as a journalist for a regional newspaper Glos Szczecinski from 2002 to 2009.

Since the beginning of her career as a journalist she has worked on the subject of the Polish-German borderland, Polish-German affairs and Eastern Europe. From 2009 until 2010 she was a grant holder of the European Journalism Fellowships at Freie Universit├Ąt in Berlin. Currently she lives in Berlin and works as a freelancer for Polish and German media (Polish Public Radio, European Radio Network EuRaNet and n-ost
Network and Press Agency for Eastern Europe among many others).

In 2010 she was awarded the European Young Journalist Award.

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Monika Stefanek

Supported projects

Organ Trafficking in Kosovo

  • Healthcare
  • Trafficking

PRISTINA - Between 1999 and 2001, Kosovo's Liberation army, the KLA, possibly used Serbian war prisoners' organs to supply illegal organ trafficking on a massive and international scale, under the eyes and maybe even with the collaboration of the international community present in the country.