January 20, 2020
  • 3:44 pm Guy Arnold, prolific Commonwealth journalist
  • 10:16 am Shared goals bring Commonwealth and UN closer together
  • 4:55 pm London demands justice for Caruana Galizia
  • 9:52 am Decisive break with the past … and little cause for optimism, says Kashmir panel
  • 1:54 pm How one journalist’s murder affects all of us

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Commonwealth Journalists' Association

The Commonwealth secretary-general, Baroness Scotland, has spoken of the organisation’s unique resources which can be used to improve the lives of people in its member states. She was addressing leaders at Buckingham Palace, at the opening of the Heads of Government summit. “We have unparalleled ability to draw together streams of wisdom from secular sources, […]

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Kayode Soyinka, “lip service” to the essential values.   By William Horsley,  co-author of the new proposed code on Commonwealth principles on freedom of expression and the role of media in good governance The Commonwealth received a wake-up call from figures representing some of its respected professional associations at the launch in London of ‘In […]

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COMMONWEALTH JOURNALISTS ASSOCIATION (CJA) PRESS RELEASE   ​As leaders from the 53 Commonwealth countries prepare to fly to London for a Summit meeting next week, six Commonwealth organisations are unveiling proposals for a 12-point  Commonwealth code of conduct aimed at reducing the heavy toll of journalists’ killings and other threats to the media’s right to report. ​    […]

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Media rights activist and CJA Executive Committee member William Horsley asks which way will the wind now blow at the Commonwealth Summit. Do you remember how CJA journalists from many branches raised their voices back in 2016 at the association’s Congress in London? In case you forgot, our multi-national association voted unanimously at that time […]

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CJA President Mahendra Ved CJA President Mahendra Ved appeals to the heads of government summit in London to remember the pivotal role of a free press The statement by the Commonwealth Heads of Government on November 29, 2015 at the end of the last CHOGM held at Malta makes no direct reference to the role […]

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