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Kirsten Han

Freelance Journalist — Freelance
Covers:  death penalty, activism, social justice, singapore, social justice activism, social justice issues, southeast asia, democracy building, human rights, social media, advocacy, race and ethnicity, media freedom, politics, current affairs, internet freedom, press freedom

Singaporean journalist and activist. Covering current affairs, politics, #socialjustice, #humanrights, etc. Fighting #deathpenalty with @2ndchance2all.

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Kirsten Han is a Singaporean freelance journalist, writer and producer. Her bylines have appeared in Al Jazeera English, the Guardian, the Diplomat and Southeast Asia Globe, among others. She’s also the Singapore stringer for Deutsche Presse Agentur.

She got her start as a production assistant on...

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Aug 22, 2017

.@sonnyliew, @pjthum and I have been working w/ a great team on a new project. Find out what it is on 9 Sept. 

Aug 21, 2017

@bubblevicious @metafiktion I had a mini mooncake earlier that Houdini tried to fight me for. Any effort to burn fat and be more healthy is probably futile.

Aug 21, 2017

@bubblevicious Just ate the rest of my claypot rice and cai po tofu and now wondering if I’ve overdone it.

Aug 21, 2017

@bubblevicious I'm actually considering the bag of Doritos/cheetos in the fridge. Letting the PM down today!

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What was your first job as a journalist?

My first job as a journalist was as a production assistant at Lianain Films, working on documentaries for Al Jazeera English.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, but that was a long time ago!

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

There are many methods of contacting me and I'm happy to communicate on any of them about stories!