Human Rights Stories Awarded in Hong Kong

The 21st Human Rights Press Awards were presented at the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Hong Kong on Saturday. Jointly organized by the Foreign Correspondents’ Club, Amnesty International Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Journalists Association, they are the region’s top awards for human rights reporting. Awards are given for Chinese and English language print and broadcast media. Among the winners were Hong Kong 01’s “Abuse at Care Centre for the Disabled,” Al Jazeera English's Chan Tau Chou for “Babies for Sale” and “Duterte’s War” by the Reuters team.

Source: FCC, Hong Kong

Posted on: May 16, 2017

Asian Journalists Aim for Cross-Border Cooperation

Investigative journalists from across Asia are building bridges across borders to collaborate on coverage of such transnational issues as human trafficking, land rights, corruption, and the environment. Meetings at the Global Investigative Journalism Conference brought together dozens of journalists from Japan to Pakistan to share experiences, skills, and challenges they face in their work.

Source: VOA Khmer

Posted on: October 22, 2015

SOPA Awards Highlight Asia Investigative Reporting

More proof of investigative journalism's global impact: Here are winners of the just-announced SOPA awards (Society of Publishers in Asia) for investigative reporting, including a report on how Phnom Penh voting districts have more than 145,000 "ghost" voters. Also impressive: winners of reporting on women, human rights, and the environment.

Source: Society of Publishers in Asia

Posted on: June 14, 2014