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Kirsten Han

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Singapore
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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Biography

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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Jul 23, 2017

If you’re outraged by this story of SG govt voiding a marriage, you can vote for it at @awarenews’ Alamak! Awards  http://www.aware.org.sg/2017/07/alamak-award-who-is-the-biggest-sexist-of-2017/ 

Jul 22, 2017

RT @nikeshshukla: Women can be role models for boys. People of colour can be role models for white people. Change your default settin…

Jul 22, 2017

RT @dwcongdon: I'm contacting an author whose manuscript was due in 1987. A full 30 years ago. The rest of you can feel better now for being a little late.

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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!