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Once upon a time in Aceh – Notes on the release of hostages

Once upon a time in Aceh – Notes on the release of hostages

By Eddy Suprapto, Chairman Alliance of independent journalists 2003-2005 Editor in  Chief RCTI 2014-2016  JAKARTA: Post-reform, there are a number of things in the political field that deserve an important note. Some of them were about the removal of Abdurrahman Wahid by the House of Representatives. (DPR) who was later replaced by his deputy, Megawati […]

AJA calls to ensure safety of journalists covering war in Ukraine

AJA calls to ensure safety of journalists covering war in Ukraine

SEOUL: Following reports that several journalists and media professionals have been killed as they were covering the war in Ukraine since February 24, the Asia Journalists Association is alarmed and saddened by such negative developments. 1. AJA calls on all parties involved to guarantee the safety of all journalists and media workers covering the events […]

UNESCO: 55 journalists killed in 2021; 87% of all journalist killings since 2006 still unresolved

UNESCO: 55 journalists killed in 2021; 87% of all journalist killings since 2006 still unresolved

PARIS: Fifty-five journalists and media workers were killed around the world in 2021, according to UNESCO data. “The UNESCO Observatory of Killed Journalists collected fifty-five journalist killings in 2021. Two-thirds of these took place in countries not experiencing armed conflict, showing the continued risks faced by journalists in their daily reporting to expose wrongdoing. This […]

Journalists – Living in a dangerous world

Journalists – Living in a dangerous world

By Dr. Hassan Humeida KIEL, GERMANY (1) According to the new reports, and most recently in late 2021, it is clear that the lives of journalists worldwide are in danger. Controversially, this news comes from the International Federation of Journalists. So, it is clear here how serious the threat to this professional group is. (2) Journalism […]

Asian Journalists Association issues statement: Hong Kong authorities should respect the role and rights of the press

Asian Journalists Association issues statement: Hong Kong authorities should respect the role and rights of the press

SEOUL: The Asia Journalists Association has issued the following statement: The Asia Journalists Association (AJA) urges the authorities in Hong Kong to recognise and respect the legitimate roles and right of bona fide journalists in the wake of a crackdown under the new national security law. Give editors, reporters and cartoonists their necessary space to […]

Global Climate Issues and the Role of Journalism: Case of Georgia

Global Climate Issues and the Role of Journalism:  Case of Georgia

By Khatuna Chapichadze Georgian Technical University San Diego State University Professor TBILISI: The World Journalists Conference (WJC), organized by the Journalists Association of Korea (JAK) annually, was conducted from Monday, April 19 to Tuesday, April 20, 2021, online for the second time in its history – due to the continuing global pandemic – COVID-19. On Tuesday, […]

All journalists are puppets!!!

All journalists are puppets!!!

By Chhay Sophal Cambodia PHNOM PENH: As you all know, media has played a key role in all areas like: – Politics – Democracy and human rights, as well as free and fair elections – Social justice, leaders’ transparency and accountability, and social equality and equity; – Gender, women’s’ rights, children’s rights, and senior citizens’ rights, […]

Hong Kong: RSF and NGO coalition demand bill threatening journalists to be withdrawn

Hong Kong: RSF and NGO coalition demand bill threatening journalists to be withdrawn

Reporters Without Borders (RSF), along with 73 other NGOs, urges Hong Kong to abandon the bill that would allow China to extradite journalists and their sources. In a letter sent on June 6th to Carrie Lam, Chief Executive of Hong Kong, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) and a coalition of 73 NGOs call for Hong Kong […]

Superintendent of Bureau of Education on the “Future of Korea & Innovative Seoul Education”

Superintendent of Bureau of Education on the “Future of Korea & Innovative Seoul Education”

On the 30th of March at Seoul Office of Education took place a special lecture (“Future of Korea & Innovative Seoul Education”) by Superintendent of Education, Cho Hee-yeon, on Korean education system. Around thirty Asian journalists attended the workshop to know more about the education system in Korea. During the first part of the lecture, the […]

[AsiaN News] The 48th Journalists Association of Korea Award

[AsiaN News] The 48th Journalists Association of Korea Award
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