"Practising Journalism in the context of Human Rights and Media Ethics: two perspectives of working in Thailand"

Saturday, February 2, 2002
Amnesty International Group 18 Canadian Association of Journalists and Canadian Journalists for Free Expression invite you to a forum on Practising Journalism in the context of Human Rights and Media Ethics: two perspectives of working in Thailand with Supara Janchitfah and Kavi Chongkittavorn Supara Janchitfah is a reporter with the Bangkok Post daily newspaper. She received the 2001 Media Award from Amnesty Interntional Thailand for her outstanding and consistent reporting on human rights issues - including the rights of children, tribal people, refugees and women. Ms. Janchitfah will provide insights into the human rights situation in Thailand, and her experiences as a journalist. Kavi Chongkittavorn is the managing editor of the biggest English language daily newspaper in Thailand. He has been key in developing the press freedom movement not only in Thailand but also in Southeast Asia, through the Southeast Asia Press Alliance (SEAPA). Mr. Chongkittavorn will address the connections between freedom of the press, media ethics, and human rights. Date: Monday, February 25, 2002 Time: 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm Venue: Friends Meeting House, 60 Lowther Avenue (2 blocks north east of St. George/Bloor) in the Meeting Room

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