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Ammu Kannampilly

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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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Biography

Award-winning journalist with flexible reporting skills and a strong foundation in newswire, broadcast, and multimedia journalism.
Currently a foreign correspondent with the global news agency AFP, based in Kathmandu, Nepal.

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@akannampilly — 11,897 followers, 32,673 tweets

Jul 23, 2017

RT @AFP: Western tourists to #NorthKorea pay over $2,000 to satisfy their curiosity and desire to experience a different hol…

Jul 23, 2017

RT @spignal: The Narendra Modi app, now pre-embedded in new Jio smartphones. I can't think of another country/operator that has…

Jul 22, 2017

India panel headed by BJP MP - "While there's no shame in being LGBTI there's most certainly shame in being a bigot”. Hope the govt listens. https://t.co/pp9YesoWFM

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Awards

Human Rights Press Award

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