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Undercover Reporter Anas Aremeyaw Anas speaks in Hamburg

Name, shame and jail. That is the motto of Anas Aremeyaw Anas. In Hamburg, the investigative journalist from Ghana shared his experience with the audience at the Netzwerk Recherche Annual Conference 2017. How does undercover reporting work in Africa? What is his motivation to expose crime? Are there any risks?
Anas Aremeyaw Anas is a Ghanaian investigative journalists and well-know for his undercover reports. At the beginning of his career, he participated in several journalism trainings conducted by members of the Interlink team.

Anas Aremeyaw Anas is an undercover investigative journalist working to expose injustice and exploitation in Ghana and Sub-Saharan Africa. His work has taken him from public institutions and businesses in Ghana to shipping vessels on the high seas to Thai prisons and their mistreated Ghanaian inmates. Since 1998 he has worked to expose corrupt governments and ruthless industries and bring attention to human rights abuses and the neglected. Incredibly versatile, his aliases range from cleaner to wealthy business man, from Catholic priest to a husband wishing to start a family with his wife. True to their mission, his works have not only gained wide-spread popular attention, even internationally, but most importantly have led to social changes by inspiring government initiatives and triggering criminal investigations into corrupt institutions and officials.

Anas has been recognized internationally for his dedication to the fight for human rights and is considered one of the most influential characters in Ghana and even the African continent. Join us for Anas’ panel “Name, Shame and Jail: Undercover Investigations in Ghana” to learn more.

When speaking to the public about his work, Anas covers his face

The Interlink Academy will present this  panel on undercover investigative journalism in Ghana at the Netzwerk Recherche Jahreskonferenz 2017 in June in Hamburg. The language of the panel will be English and it will be moderated  by Interlink’s  Managing Director Werner Eggert. The event will take place on June, 10th at 10.45 am on the premises of the public service broadcaster NDR in Hamburg-Lokstedt. To learn about registration, please click here.

Our partner for this event:

Netzwerk Recherche

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