Asia Pacific Features

  • In Depth

    Apr 13 2015

    On the Front Lines in Ukraine

    Anastasia Vlasova: 
Residents of the besieged town of Debaltseve sit in a bu ...

    In 2011, at the age of 17, Anastasia Vlasova covered protests in Kiev for the first time. Three years later when the first wave of major violence erupted in Ukraine, she was studying journalism in her first semester of graduate school. “I wanted to shake people's shoulders and say, wake up! There's a war going on in our country.” A Q&A with Alan Chin.

  • In Depth

    Apr 6 2015

    148 Killed in Attack on Kenyan University

    Goran Tomasevic / Reuters: 
A man looks through a window of Garissa morgue a ...

    An Al-Shabab terrorist attack on a university in Garissa, Kenya, left 148 people dead, including 142 university students. 

  • In Depth

    Mar 30 2015

    GermanWings Crash Kills 150

    Patrick Aventurier / Getty Images: 
A rescue helicopter from the French Secu ...

    A German airliner crashed into the French Alps on Tuesday, killing all 150 people on board. Below are tip sheets and other resources for journalists covering this evolving story.

  • Announcement

    Mar 12 2015

    Dart Asia Pacific Announces 2015 Fellows

The 2015 Dart Asia Pacific Fellows, who will convene for a week-long programme in Hong Kong. ...

    Please join us in congratulating the 2015 Dart Centre Asia Pacific Fellows, who will convene May 10-15 in Hong Kong for a week of seminars, briefings and peer-to-peer discussions.

  • Announcement

    Feb 12 2015

    A Call for Global Safety Principles and Practices

    Javier Manzano / Frontline Freelance Register: 
Smoke billowed from burning  ...

    On February 12, 2015, a coalition of major news companies and journalism organizations gathered to endorse worldwide freelance protection standards. 

  • In Depth

    Feb 2 2015

    Syria: Most Dangerous Place for Journalists

    Pablo Tosco / AFP / Getty: 
A Syrian man reacts while standing on the rubble ...

    Psychologist Anthony Feinstein examines a confluence of factors that can undermine the emotional well-being of journalists, including the emergence of new threats in Syria, the relentless nature of the conflict and those predominantly tasked with covering it. This piece was originally published in The Globe and Mail.

  • In Depth

    Jan 12 2015

    Five Years, Or Three Centuries?

    Joe Raedle / Getty Images: 
A young girl prays with her family during a serv ...

    Amy Wilentz, journalist and author of "Farewell, Fred Voodoo: A Letter From Haiti," reflects on the five-year anniversary of the earthquake in Haiti.

  • In Depth

    Jan 7 2015

    17 Killed in Paris Terror Attacks

    Christophe Ena / AP Images: 
Demonstrators hold signs that read "I am Charli ...

    Masked gunmen killed 12 people at the Paris offices of a French satirical newspaper on Wednesday. Two days later, police responded to hostage situations involving the two suspects and an alleged accomplice, killing all three. A fourth suspect remains at large. Below are tip sheets and other resources for journalists covering this evolving story.

  • Announcement

    Jan 7 2015

    Deadline Today: Dart AsPac Fellowship

    Nonoy Espina / AsPac Senior Fellow: 
Following Typhoon Haiyan, fishermen in  ...

    The Dart Centre Asia Pacific Fellowships offer seasoned journalists and their editors in the Asia-Pacific region a special opportunity to improve coverage of tragic events. The application deadline has been moved to February 16, 2015. Click here to apply now.

  • Event Video

    Dec 17 2014

    Human Rights and Expression in Cuba: Ted Henken, Miriam Celaya and Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo

    Ted Henken of Baruch College in conversation with journalist and blogger Miriam Celaya, and writer, artist and blogger Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo.

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