2019-02-11

BRUSSELS - Mercy Killing, a Journalismfund.eu supported collaborative investigation has been nominated for De Loep, the prize for investigative journalism in the Netherlands and Flanders. 

Mercy Killing was developed with the support of Journalismfund.eu's Flanders Connect Continents grant programme. The investigation looked into the widespread infanticide of disabled children in rural Uganda. 

It was a collaboration between Gerald Bareebe (Uganda), Luk Dewulf (Belgium) and Inge Wagenmakers (Belgium). The project will be competing in De Loeps 'Signalerend' category. 

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