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[AJA Statements] Attacks on Press Freedom Continues in Nepal

  (January 14, 2010) Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) cadres attacked on vehicle belonging to Nagarik Daily in Bara District, Tamagadi Jungle area which is located in the southern part of Nepal on January 7. According to Rajan Samari, a driver of the vehicle, the attacker stopped vehicle accusing of defying general strike called […]

[AJA Statements] AJA Statement on Killing of Journalists in Maguindanao

AJA Press Statement Killing of journalists in Maguindanao   (02 November 2009, Seoul) We are shocked and dismayed by the indiscriminate and wanton killing of 18 journalists, among 57 civilians, caught up in the electioneering cross-fire between the feuding political clans. It is outrageous that non-partisan journalists should be thus silenced by villains who thought […]

[AJA Statements] Joint Resolution on Iranian Situation

Joint Resolution on Iranian Situation   (11 August 2009, Seoul) The June 12, 2009 presidential elections in Iran led to widespread public protests. In response, the Iranian government ordered a press censorship amid its crackdown on demonstrators. In particular, two lawyers, Mr. Soltani and Mr. Dadkhah, had been arrested and detained without legal representation. About […]

[AJA Notice] 2009 Invitation Letter to Dinner Party with Shirin Ebadi

[AJA Notice] 2009 Invitation Letter to Dinner Party with Shirin Ebadi

[AJA Statements] AJA Statement on Detention of Two American Female Journalists in N. Korea

AJA Statement On Detention of Two American Female Journalists In North Korea   (29 June 2009, Seoul) Asia Journalist Association expresses its serious concern over the 12-year reform through labor sentence imposed by a North Korean court on two journalists, Ms Euna Lee and Ms Laura Ling, for alleged illegal border crossing and hostile acts. […]

[AJA Statements] Press Statement on the Plight of Journalists

   Press Statement on the Plight of Journalists Caught up in the Post-election Protests and the Government Suppression of Public Demonstrations in Iran   (19 June 2009, Seoul) The Asia Journalist Association views with great concern the civil unrest arising from the June 12 Iranian president elections that escalated into violence and deaths in the […]

[AJA Statements] Press Statement AJA Mission to Nepal

Press Statement On AJA Mission to Nepal   (02 March 2009, Kathmandul) At the end of four day fact-finding mission of Asia Journalist Association(AJA) to Nepal from February 26 to March 2, 2009, at invitation of the AJA Nepal Chapter(during which we met President, Prime Minister, Chairman of the Constitutional Committee, Opposition Leader, Minister of […]

[Statements] AJA Statement on the Establishment of Committee on Journalists Safety and Solidarity

AJA Statement on the establishment of Committee on Journalists Safety and Solidarity   (01 December 2007, Inje) The Asia Journalist Association (AJA) held its 2007 Plenary Session at the Baekdam Temple in Inje-gun, Gangwon Province, Korea, on December 1-2, 2007. For the promotion of solidarity among Asian journalists and for the development of the Asian […]

[Statements] AJA Statement on the Release of Aung San Suu Kyi

(25 May 2007, Seoul) We have watched the situation surrounding the detention of Myanmar democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi as current term of house arrest nears its end. It is deplorable that Burma’s military government shows no sign of freeing the only detained Nobel laureate in the world in spite of the heightened international […]

[Notices] World Press Freedom Day 2007: Schedules

Programme 10.00 am Welcome Address YB hg Tan Sri Dato’ Haji Mazlan Nordin Chairman, Asian Institute for Development Communication Dr Richard Leete UNDP Resident Representative for Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei Darussalam 10.15 am Keynote Addresses Mr Lee Sang-ki President, Asia Journalists Association, Seoul, Korea 10.45 am Presentations by Students Press Freedom Monash University Malaysia Safety of Journalists HELP University […]