Veteran mourned by freelancer support group

Feb 1, 2015

Veteran mourned by freelancer support group

The murder of Kenji Goto highlights the dangers facing freelance journalists around the globe who bravely report from the world’s most dangerous conflict zones — but without the institutional backup enjoyed by full-time reporters at mainstream media organizations. Goto was a part of this ...

Kansai spearheads campaign against hate speech

| Jan 25, 2015

Kansai spearheads campaign against hate speech

On Feb. 24, 2013, Osaka’s Tsuruhashi district, home to one of Japan’s largest concentrations of ethnic Koreans and in recent years a major tourist destination, was the scene of a shocking incident. The anti-Korean group Zaitokukai had organized a demonstration in the area, shouting ...