January 23, 2021
  • 3:25 pm Calling out Kashmir’s media silence
  • 3:45 pm Why state action is needed to protect media freedom
  • 4:22 pm CJA welcomes report on safe refuge for journalists at risk
  • 10:52 am Taking a stand for the safety of journalists
  • 10:59 am Commonwealth at the crossroads: Where do we go from here?

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Commonwealth Journalists' Association

Kashmiri journalists protest against the internet blockade in Indian Kashmir in January 2020. Picture: EPA-EFE/FAROOQ KHAN. Journalist BILAL HUSSEIN tells Rachael Jolley why the international community needs to act. “The moment you talk about it, it makes a difference. It does make a difference. It does put a pressure on, because if nobody talks about […]

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The Commonwealth Journalists Association warmly welcomes the report of the Independent High-Level Panel of Legal Experts on Media Freedom and urges Commonwealth governments to implement its detailed recommendations to provide safe refuge to journalists at risk. Endorsing the report, Mahendra Ved, President of the CJA, said: ‘ This is a timely report which offers some […]

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By Anne Gallagher, Director-General of the Commonwealth Foundation The United Nations declared 2 November as the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists, recognising those whose lives have been cut short or destroyed because of their commitment to truth, justice and accountability. Over the past 14 years, close to 1,200 journalists have been killed for reporting […]

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The shocking impact of Covid 19 on communities and organisations across the world has been for many a salutary experience. It’s as if we’re at a crossroads, wondering how did we get here, and where do we go from here. This is a point of reflection not least for our own Commonwealth. A project by […]

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