May 31, 2020
  • 11:15 am CJA warns against misuse of emergency powers to silence independent media
  • 11:07 am CJA deplores detention of Pakistani editor
  • 11:16 am CHOGM summit likely virus casualty
  • 10:11 am Amal Clooney speaks out for CJA media principles
  • 3:44 pm Guy Arnold, prolific Commonwealth journalist

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Commonwealth Journalists' Association

The Maltese High Commission in London, covered in demands for justice for Daphne Caruana Galizia. As the campaign mounts in Malta for justice for the murdered journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, campaigners in London have demonstrated outside the Maltese High Commission. The campaign, strongly supported by the Commonwealth Journalists Association, drew protestors from the Maltese community […]

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By Raymond Whitaker You can view edited highlights of the CJA discussion at https://youtu.be/Y6EjmwDZauM Kashmir has been a source of tension in south Asia since Partition in 1947. The mountainous Muslim-majority state has been the cause of two of the three wars fought by India and Pakistan, as well as numerous smaller flare-ups between the […]

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By William Horseley, International Director of the Centre for the Freedom of Media at Sheffield University, and CJA-UK Executive Committee member The chairman of the UK government’s independent High-Level Panel of Legal Experts, Lord Neuberger, pictured, has outlined its ambitious plans two months after the panel was established at the London Conference on Media Freedom […]

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Special Envoy on Media Freedom, Amal Clooney. By David Page The London Media Freedom   Conference, hosted by the British and Canadian governments, took place at the Print Works in East London on 10 and 11 July. It was extremely ambitious in its scope, with 1500 delegates from all over the world, and four or […]

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By Martin Plaut Raymond Louw – editor and campaigner for press freedom in South Africa and CJA stalwart – has died aged 92. He was a towering figure: brave and resolute in the face of extraordinary pressure from the apartheid state. He edited the Rand Daily from 1966 to 1978, a term which exactly mirrored […]

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