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

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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The Commonwealth Journalists Association has declared it is deeply concerned that some Commonwealth member states have responded to the coronavirus pandemic by assuming extraordinary powers which may have the effect of criminalising the work of journalists and arbitrarily restricting the ability of the news media to scrutinise the actions of governments and report in the […]

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