Liberty Investigates: Mirren Gidda, Jessica Purkiss, Eleanor Rose, Aaron Walawalkar
Deaths in asylum seeker housing, gal-dem, ITV News, The Observer
The stories are the work of the Liberty Investigates team – Eleanor Rose, investigations editor, and Aaron Walawalkar, Jessica Purkiss and Mirren Gidda, investigative journalists. Their investigation tells the stories of the 140 who died in asylum seeker housing since 2016, showing a rise in deaths from 4 in 2019 to 48 in 2021
Liberty Investigates is an editorially independent journalism unit based at the human rights organisation Liberty. It aims to expose injustice through rigorous and collaborative investigative journalism. It launched in April 2020.
Their shortlisted pieces are: