Monday, 2 November 2009

[creative-radio] Bhutan media group seeks international support


Bhutan media group seeks international support
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02 November 2009
[image: MNB - participant of journalism training from jan
27-16feb.2007.JPG participant of journalism training from jan 27-16 feb.2007
- Photo Mona Rath Pokhrel]
Trainee journalists on one of the courses - Photo Mona Rath Pokhrel
A media support group, run by Bhutanese journalists living in exile, is
looking for international support in order to continue to develop its media
training programmes and to campaign for media freedom in the region.

The Media Network Bhutan (MNB), run entirely by volunteers, is approaching
its third anniversary. It claims its training courses have helped hundreds
of Bhutanese journalists living in the refugee camps in

The aim now is to bring together the overseas Bhutanese refugee communities
that have been resettled in the West in order to strengthen their media
skills and to mobilise them in a campaign for media freedom within

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