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Commonwealth Journalists' Association

The global pandemic’s collision with the information age has underscored the importance of good journalism. UNESCO’s Guy Berger urges the intergovernmental community to prioritise media freedom during this critical time. Who wants to know more about Covid-19 vaccinations? All of us. As citizens, we deserve information that has a bearing on our lives—we should know […]

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SYED BADRUL AHSAN examines the special significance of World Press Freedom Day Free expression matters. And it matters enormously in the media, for the media is an embodiment of all those finer sentiments which go into an expression of the yearnings of the human soul. Those who hold aloft the banner of a free press, […]

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A tribute by SYED BADRUL AHSAN  A bold voice in Pakistani journalism and human rights activism, I. A. Rehman, pictured, has died in Lahore. He was uncompromising in his belief that democracy and rule of law were fundamental to the functioning of a state in contemporary times and that in defence of people’s rights it […]

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The University of London has confirmed the membership of a Committee to conduct an inquiry into the future of Commonwealth Studies at the University. The creation of the Committee, to be chaired by Sir Malcolm Rifkind, the former UK Foreign Secretary, was announced following consultation about the future of the Institute of Commonwealth Studies at […]

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Winner of last last year’s Hodson Award, New Zealander Kiraan Chetty.  Nominations are open for the annual Harry Hodson award, given by the Commonwealth Round Table for a written piece of work by an undergraduate or postgraduate student from a university in the Commonwealth.  The winner receives a £1000 cash prize and publication of their […]

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