GIJC21 Video Series Focus on Asia

Video Resources for Investigating in Asia/Pacific

To share best practices and other lessons learned from our most recent global conference, we are releasing a series of videos from the event’s many seminars, panels, and workshops. This latest installment focuses on reporting tips and collaborations in the Asia-Pacific region and insights for reporting in China.

Gulf Guide - Domestic Slave

Reporting on Migration in the Gulf: A Revised and Expanded GIJN Guide

There are 23 million migrant workers in the Gulf, but reporting in this region presents a series of unique and often difficult challenges for investigative journalists due to widespread restrictions on press freedom and threats to reporters’ security. GIJN and Migrants-Rights.org have collaborated to update this bilingual guide to educate journalists on best practices, tools, and country-specific resources for covering the subject, all against the backdrop of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Gulf Guide - UAE

Chapter 15 – Reporting Guide for United Arab Emirates

These tips were provided by Yasin Kakande, Ugandan journalist deported for covering migrant worker issues in the United Arab Emirates. Media Environment
A journalist seeking to write about human trafficking in the UAE has to understand that any writing seen as contrary to the government narrative is a punishable offense.