Award winners on This American Life

June 10, 2012

Fredy Peccerelli and Kate Doyle. Photos Prensa Libre (Guatemala) and “Granito: How to Nail a Dictator” by Skylight Pictures.

Joining forces with ProPublica, Ira Glass’s This American Life recently featured Fredy Peccerelli and Kate Doyle, winners of the 2012 ALBA/Puffin Award for Human Rights Activism, in an extensive and gripping piece of reportage focusing on the case of Dos Erres. Dos Erres is a remote farming town in rural Guatemala were more than two hundred Mayans were massacred in 1982. The ProPublica piece, by Sebastian Rotella and Ana Arana, can be read online here; listen to the TAL show here.