Monday, 25 January 2021

Radio Program on Freedom of Press in South Asia

South Asian journalists face enormous challenges in the line of duty all across the region.

There is a fearsome environment with the growing hostilities against them. Incidents of threats, attacks, assault and killings have been increasing at the hands of religious fanatics, armed political groups, criminal gangs, street mobs, government bodies.

In this edition, we will discuss with journalists from across the region about the state of media in their countries. Nepali journalist Binod Bhattarai moderates this session in Kathmandu.

Participants include journalists Milind Kokje, coordinator of Asia Media Forum, Shehryar Mohsin Warraich, reporter of Geo TV in Pakistan and Khairuzzaman Kamal, news editor of Focus Bangla News.

To listen the radio program, just click the link http://www.panosradiosouthasia.org/index.php (Source: Panos Radio South Asia)

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