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[Statements] Free killings are against freedom

AJA’s concern is the safety of every and each human life, our aim is to protect those who do their best for lighting the candle of truth in a very deep dark tunnel of sufferings; journalists on the fire lines, who sacrificed their lives for the sake of journalism, truth, and liberty. Recently the world […]

[Statements] Not Only Words, Actions Are Needed

AJA believes that condemning the Israel’s horrific military assault against humans and humanity in the Palestinian Strip of Gaza is no longer enough. Words will not get back the lives of those killed, currently more than 1375, mostly from civilians, with over 250 Palestinian children, whom many of them were sheltering in schools; including the […]

[Statements] Asian Journalists’ Statement on Asian Culture

[Statements] Asian Journalists’ Statement on Asian Culture

Statement of Asian Journalists Asia is a cradle of the world’s cultures where diverse nations, ethnic groups, religions, and languages exist. Comparing to its long and rich history and importance, however, Asian culture is not widely known to the world and Asian countries lack a deep understanding of each other’s cultures. We, Asian journalists, believe […]

[Notices] Asia Journalists Cultural Forum to be held in Gwangju, Korea from Sept 4 to 7

[Notices] Asia Journalists Cultural Forum to be held in Gwangju, Korea from Sept 4 to 7

Asia Journalists Cultural Forum Date September 4(Wed) ~ 7(Sat), 2013 Venue Ramada Plaza Gwangju Hotel, Gwangju, The Republic of Korea Hosted by Office for Hub City of Asian Culture, Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism Organized by Asia Journalist Association, Jeeonnam Ilbo The ‘Asian Journalists’ Culture Forum’ which is to be held on September 5, […]

[Statements] AJA Bangladesh Welcomes Magazine N

[Statements] AJA Bangladesh Welcomes Magazine N

AJA Bangladesh Welcomes Magazine N The Executive Committee of AJA Bangladesh Chapter met on 22 July (Monday) at the National Press Club in Dhaka with Chapter president Shafiqul Bashar in the chair. The meeting welcomed the launching of ‘Magazine N’ and expressed the hope that the magazine would largely contribute to consolidate the unity of […]

[Statements] AJA expresses concern for Nepali Gov’t intervention in criminal investigation

[Statements] AJA expresses concern for Nepali Gov’t intervention in criminal investigation

Asia Journalist Association(AJA, President Ivan Lim) expresses its serious concerns over the latest incidents which have pushed the press and expression freedom in Nepal into crisis forcing many working journalists to flee their working areas citing insecurity. The state interference in the investigation process of the case relating to the murder of journalist Dekendra Thapa, […]

[Notices] AJA picks Aung San Suu Kyi and Malala Yousafzai as Asian of 2012

[Notices] AJA picks Aung San Suu Kyi and Malala Yousafzai as Asian of 2012

Asian journalist Association (AJA) has picked Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar opposition leader, and Malala Yousafzai, a Pakistani human right activist, as Asian of 2012 Thursday (Dec. 27). Suu Kyi has devoted herself to the democratization of her country under the oppresion of the military regime and contributed greatly to the opening of Myanmar to […]

[Statements] AJA Statement on Nepali Gov’t media policy

[Statements] AJA Statement on Nepali Gov’t media policy

Asia Journalist Association Nepal Chapter(AJA Nepal, President Bishnu Nisthuri) is dismayed to learn that Nepal Government was planning to enforce the media policy-2012 drafted last January. It is a wrong time to implement the media policy because there is neither parliament nor political consensus in the country. The national politics is all in rift; and […]

[Statements] AJA Statement on Hamas-Israeli fire-fight

[Statements] AJA Statement on Hamas-Israeli fire-fight

AJA Statement on Hamas-Israeli fire-fight Israel and Hamas, the militant group of Palestine, announced the ceasefire on Nov. 22th after 8 days of fighting which left more than 150 victims. However, the cause of tension is still alive. Several journalists were killed by targeted strikes during the fire-fight. The Asia Journalist Association (AJA) issues statement […]

[Statements] AJA Statement on World Press Freedom Day

[Statements] AJA Statement on World Press Freedom Day

AJA Statement on World Press Freedom Day On the occasion of the World Press Freedom Day which fell on Thursday (May 3), the Asia Journalist Association (AJA), represented by Ivan Lim, issued a statement in which it said “we would like to applaud the journalists doing their best to convey the truth to their readers.” […]