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Archive for December, 2012

Dec 07

The Press must fight on

The following is the presentation by immediate Past General Secretary of the National Union of Journalists (UK and Ireland) to Press Association of Jamaica and National Integrity Action forum at Knutsford Court, St Andrew during National Journalism Week 2012.

Charles Atangana, a leading Cameroonian journalist was arrested, stripped naked, beaten up and detained for 40 days. His crime? Investigating corruption at a government -backed oil company. He was locked in a flooded cell and tortured to try to force him to reveal his sources. He refused.

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Dec 02

Apply to attend environmental workshop in Belize

The UNCCD secretariat is organizing a three-day regional media workshop for journalists in the Latin American region on 30 January – 1 February 2013 in Sobral, Ceará State, Brazil, during the First Scientific Conference of the Latin American and Caribbean Initiative on Science and Technology (ILACCT). The Media Workshop takes place back-to-back with the UNCCD 2nd Scientific Conference and the 3rd Special Session of the UNCCD Committee on Science and Technology (CST-S3), which will take place on 4-7 February 2013 in Fortaleza, Brazil.

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