ASEAN & the Death Penalty: Behind the Shutter
Asia Centre is hosting an informal discussion and networking session with New York-based Japanese photographer and anti-death penalty activist Toshi Kazama.
The discussion will look at the death penalty from a journalistic perspective. It will consider the role of the media in structuring the narrative of the death penalty and providing context for its use.
Some of the questions that will be considered are
‣ How is the death penalty framed and reported about in the region?
‣ What impact does the media have on people support for the death penalty?
‣ What challenges do journalists face in reporting on capital punishment?
‣ Can and should the media play a role in charting course towards abolition of the
The discussion will be followed by a networking session. Light refreshments will be
This event is free.
When 11 October 2016 (Tuesday)
Where Asia Centre (Beside Phaya Thai BTS)
Time 6pm – 9pm
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This event is part of the #EndCrimeNotLife regional campaign against the death penalty.