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Ammu Kannampilly

Hong Kong
Kathmandu Bureau Chief — Agence France-Presse (AFP)
Covers:  nepal, gender, child labour, environment, foreign policy, film, religion, india, politics, health, fashion, economy, infrastructure, wildlife, breaking news, gay rights, technology, natural disasters

Editor at @AFP, based in Hong Kong. Previously in Kathmandu, Delhi, London. The views expressed here are my own. Links and re-tweets are not endorsements.

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Award-winning journalist with flexible reporting skills and a strong foundation in newswire, broadcast, and multimedia journalism.
Currently an editor with the global news agency AFP, based in Hong Kong.

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@akannampilly — 12,610 followers, 33,913 tweets

'Lord of Butt': China's weird names for Western celebs -- nice one from @AFP's Shanghai bureau  via @ChannelNewsAsia
"55-yr-old Ikeida leaves home once every three days to buy food, avoids human interaction and has not seen his parents or younger brother for 20 years." Intrepid @AFPTokyo reporter @natfukue takes us into the world of Japan's isolated older 'hikikomori' 
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Human Rights Press Award

2014 - First prize, English-language online journalism
Awarded for "The children who work in India’s rat-hole coal mines".