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Welcome, everyone, to Uncovering Asia: The Second Asian Investigative Journalism Conference. From September 23 to 25, we are bringing together top investigative reporters, data journalists, and media law and security experts from across Asia and around the world.

Below you will find more than 60 sessions and special events. There are panels on digging out hidden facts online, the environment, business, and how to fund your project; seminars on security and tracking dirty money; data journalism workshops by the best in the business; and much more.

You can follow us on Twitter at #IJAsia16. On behalf of your hosts — the Global Investigative Journalism Network, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, and the Centre for Investigative Journalism, Nepal, we wish you a big hello! Namaste!

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Friday, September 23 • 15:45 - 17:00
Investigating Nepal

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The last two decades have been most difficult for Nepal, with the country witnessing a decade-long violent conflict and another ten years of unstable political transition. It is during these difficult years that Nepali media have come of age, resisting pressures ranging from newsroom censorship by the state to physical attacks against reporters by rebel Maoists. From exposing wartime atrocities to investigating corruption in Nepal’s leading institutions, including the Supreme Court of Nepal, investigative journalism is slowly but surely establishing itself in Nepal. In this engaging session, the editor of Nepal’s largest daily Kantipur speaks with three of the country's top investigative reporters who talk about the challenges of speaking truth to power.  

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Sudheer Sharma

Editor in Chief, Kantipur
Sudheer Sharma has been editor in chief of Nepal's largest selling daily Kantipur since 2008. His journalism career spans more than two decades. His writings are focused on politics, geopolitics, national security and social issues. Earlier, Sharma was the Editor of Nepal weekly newsmagazine, prior to which he was also associated with Himal Khabarpatrika and... Read More →

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Krishna Gyawali

Reporter, Kantipur Daily
Krishna Gyawali is an independent investigative journalist from Nepal. He has reported on corruption and investigative issues for several years. He is presently working in Kantipur national daily in Kathmandu. His investigative stories published in Kantipur daily exposed Nepal’s... Read More →
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Bhrikuti Rai

Podcaster, Boju Bajai
Kathmandu-based, Columbia University alum Bhrikuti is the co-host of the Boju Bajai podcast, created by and for young women. It translates as "grandmas" — the kind of unfiltered advice you'd get from one about growing up as a young woman in Nepal. Slut shaming, body image, sexual... Read More →
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Ramu Sapkota

Correspondent, Himal Khabar Patrika
Fellow journalist at Centre for Investigative Journalism Nepal. Graduated from Tribhuvan University Nepal on Journalism. Investigative health journalist at Himal Khabarpatrika in Kathmandu.

Friday September 23, 2016 15:45 - 17:00 GMT+0545
Regal 1 1st Floor