August 8, 2020
  • 9:23 am We back Chin’ono
  • 10:22 am Kailash Budhwar, acclaimed broadcaster who guided BBC Hindi service
  • 7:27 pm The Commonwealth’s twin problems with media freedom, and a blueprint for action
  • 7:49 pm Cameroon journalists mourn media champion Chief Foanyi
  • 4:21 pm Why our 12 Principles are so urgently needed

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Commonwealth Journalists' Association

The Commonwealth Journalists Association deplores the arrest of the distinguished Zimbabwean journalist Hopewell Chin’ono, on charges of incitement to participate in public violence. He was taken from his home in Harare by security officials on July 20 and remains in custody. The arrest follows extensive investigative reporting by Mr Chin’ono, in which he revealed the […]

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By William Crawley CJA members will have heard the sad news of the death of Kailash Budhwar, former head of the BBC Hindi Service who had been a keen and regular member of the CJA almost since it was formed. He had already been missed from CJA meetings in the months before lockdown and we […]

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                                                        By William Horsley “It’s never been so bad”. With those words Kayode Soyinka, the London-based publisher of Africa Today, summed up the wide consensus that emerged from […]

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One of the leading campaigners for media rights in west Africa, Chief Foanyi Nkemayang Paul, has died in hospital in Limbe, Cameroon. He was publisher of The Star newspaper, which he founded in 1991, CJA-Cameroon President and CJA Vice President for Africa.     Known as one of the pillars of journalism in Anglophone Cameroon, […]

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The central role of the media in society is under scrutiny as never before, from coverage of politics to pandemics. In one of its most far-reaching campaigns ever, the CJA is fighting for a new code for freedom of expression and the role of media in good governance across the Commonwealth. VISHAL ARORA of StoriesAsia […]

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