Anton Hammerl was murdered
We still don’t have his body
We need an investigation
Please help us get justice
All we seek is the truth
April 5 2011
Pro-Gaddafi forces kill Anton Hammerl in Libya
His family is led to believe he’s been captured and still alive before receiving news of his death on May 19
With no investigation into Anton Hammerl’s murder
South Africa National Editors’ Forum
“The best of us”
May 2022: Family of photojournalist murdered in Libya reveal that his passport was held by South African officials for years after his death Eleven years on, the call for justice continues for the murder of photojournalist Anton Hammerl.
August 2021: The One Free Press Coalition names Anton Hammerl as the no. 1 most urgent case.
July 1, 2021: Penny Sukhraj-Hammerl addresses the United Nations Human Rights Council (VIDEO) Watch Anton’s widow speak to the 47th Regular Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council.
June 28, 2021: International media freedom, Impunity and Journalists’ Deaths -the case of Anton Hammerl (VIDEO) Watch the event hosted by Doughty Street Chambers to coincide with the 47th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council. Speakers include Anton’s widow Penny and Jeremy Bowen, BBC Middle East Editor.
May 2021: The Justice for Journalists Foundation names the #JusticeforAnton as a recipient of its 2021 grants.
April 11, 2021: ‘Ten years in a dark hell of unanswered questions,’ writes Penny Sukhraj-Hammerl (Sunday Times, South Africa) Download article here.
April 1, 2021: Family of murdered photojournalist take legal action against Libya and launch #JusticeforAnton campaign Just days before the tenth anniversary of photojournalist Anton Hammerl’s death, his widow Penny Sukhraj-Hammerl has launched a campaign to seek justice for his murder.
March 24, 2021: The Murder of Photojournalist Anton Hammerl in Libya, 2011 Ten years on, a call for justice for the murder of photojournalist Anton Hammerl and the launch of the #JusticeforAnton campaign.
Anton Hammerl: 1969 – 2011
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