Asia Stream: A tale of three cities

Asia is home to some of the world’s largest and most dynamic cities. Why do some of them fail?

Nikkei staff writersFebruary 18, 2022 11:59 JST

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Febriana Firdaus wins inaugural Pogau award for courage in journalism

Asia Pacific Report

Inaugural award winner Febriana Firdaus … courageous writing on the 1965-1966 massacres, disappearances and arbitrary detentions, and on discrimination, intimidation and LGBT community rights. Image: Pantau Foundation

Jakarta has a new award for courage in journalism honouring West Papuan editor Oktovianus Pogau, who died last year. The inaugural award has been made to reporter Febriana Firdaus, who has extensively covered human rights abuses in Indonesia, says the Pantau Foundation.

“We want to honour our colleague, Oktovianus Pogau, a smart and courageous journalist, who edited Suara Papua news and highlighted human rights reporting. He passed away at a very young age – just 23 years old. We want to honor his legacy by establishing this Oktovianus Pogau award,” said Imam Shofwan, chairman of the Pantau Foundation in a speech to a small gathering at his office. Tiếp tục đọc “Febriana Firdaus wins inaugural Pogau award for courage in journalism”