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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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Sunday, September 25 • 10:45 - 12:00
Minorities and the Disenfranchised

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How minorities and the disenfranchised are treated tells much about a given society. Growing inequality in the world affects such key issues as economic opportunity, political and cultural participation, education, insurgency and terrorism. Here are three remarkable journalists who have dedicated themselves to getting at the root of these issues and, in the process, dig into some of their country’s most stubborn and hidden problems.

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Rana Sabbagh

Founder | Executive Director | Journalist, ARIJ
Rana Sabbagh is executive director at Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism (ARIJ) – the region’s leading media support network spreading the culture of “accountability journalism” in nine Arab states since 2005.She has dedicated the last 33 years of her career as journalist, columnist and media trainer to promote free speech, independent media, “accountability journalism” and human rights.As former chief editor of the Jordan Times (1999-Jan 2002), she became the first Arab female in t... Read More →

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Prangtip Daorueng

Freelance Journalist
Prangtip Daorueng is a journalist based in Bangkok, Thailand and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. She has been working as a journalist covering politics and social development for both local and regional newspapers since 1985. In 2000-2001, she worked as Thailand country director for Southeast... Read More →
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Esther Htusan

Journalist, Associated Press
Esther Htusan is a journalist with the Associated Press in Myanmar. She is 28 years old and was born in Kachin state, the northernmost part of the country, and is a member of the ethnic Kachin minority. She graduated from Kachin State University and after experiencing civil war in... Read More →
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Stella Paul

Environment & Development Journalist, Freelance
Stella Paul is an environmental and development journalist and media trainer who originally hails from the conflict-ridden region of northeast India, but is currently based in Hyderabad city. Stella independently reports for many leading global media outlets including Thomson Reuters... Read More →

Sunday September 25, 2016 10:45 - 12:00 GMT+0545
Regency Hall 1st Floor